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Filing of nomination begins today

Presidential hopefuls are expected to return with the completed nomination forms and the filing fee of Gh¢50,000 by September 30. Parliamentary candidates are also to pay 10,000.

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Some political parties have argued that the filing fee is expensive while others believe otherwise.

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One of the leading parties against the increase in the filing fees, the Progressive Peoples Party has filed a suit in court on the matter.

A week ago (September 29, 2016), the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission Charlotte Osei said twenty-three people have picked up nomination forms to contest this year’s presidential elections.

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