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Nkoranza North (Ghana parliament constituency)

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Created  2004
MP  Derek Oduro
Region  Brong-Ahafo Region
Party  New Patriotic Party
District  Nkoranza District
Nkoranza North (Ghana parliament constituency)

Nkoranza North is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. Nkoranza North is located in the Nkoranza district of the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana.

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This seat was created prior to the Ghanaian parliamentary election in 2004 and has been held by the New Patriotic Party since then.

At the by-election held on 13 March 2007, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate, Derek Oduro, won the seat with an increased majority.

Boundaries

The seat is located entirely within the Nkoranza district of the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. It covers the northern part of the district. To the south is the Nkoranza South constituency. Its western boundary is the Techiman North constituency in the Techiman Municipal District. To the north is Kintampo South constituency in the Kintampo South District and the Pru constituency in the Pru District is north east. The eastern boundary is formed by the Atebubu Amantin constituency in the Atebubu-Amantin District. The south eastern boundary is formed by the Ejura Sekyedumase constituency in the Ejura/Sekyedumase District of the Ashanti Region.

History

The constituency was first created in 2004 by the Electoral Commission of Ghana along with 29 other new ones, increasing the number of constituencies from 200 to 230.

References

Nkoranza North (Ghana parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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