Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem (Ghana parliament constituency)

for the Parliament of Ghana
District Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem District
Region Central Region of Ghana
Current constituency
Party National Democratic Congress
MP Stephen Nana Ato Arthur

Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abbrem 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. Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abbrem is located in the Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem district of the Central Region of Ghana.


The seat is located entirely within the Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem district of the Central Region of Ghana. Both the district and the constituency share common borders. It is in the south western corner of the region. It shares its northern and western borders with the Western Region of Ghana. To the north east is the Hemang Lower Denkyira constituency and to the east, the Cape Coast constituency. The Atlantic Ocean or Gulf of Guinea is to the south.

Members of Parliament

1996 Ato Quarshie National Democratic Congress
2004 Paa Kwesi Nduom Convention People's Party
2008 Dr Joseph Samuel Annan National Democratic Congress
2012 Dr Stephen Nana Ato Arthur New Patriotic Party


Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2008: Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abbrem
Source:Ghana Home Page
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Dr Joseph Samuel Annan 22,746 48.8 +15.6
New Patriotic Party Stephen Nana Ato Arthur 19,288 41.4
Convention People's Party Joachim Bruku Eshun 4,545 9.8 -57.0
Majority 3,468 6.4

As Paa Kwesi Nduom, who was a Minister of state in the New Patriotic Party Kufuor government was contesting the elections, the NPP decided not to field a candidate in this constituency but to back Nduom of the CPP instead.

Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2004: Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abbrem
Source:National Electoral Commission, Ghana - Page 145
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Convention People's Party Paa Kwesi Nduom 30,981 66.8 23.1
National Democratic Congress Veronica Essuman Nelson 15,427 33.2 -13.1
Majority 15,554 33.6%
Turnout 47,347 86.2%
Ghanaian parliamentary election, 2000: Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abbrem
Source:Adam Carr's Election Archives
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Democratic Congress Ato Quarshie 16,908 46.3
Convention People's Party Paa Kwesi Nduom 15,941 43.7
New Patriotic Party George Manso-Howard 3,477 9.5
People's National Convention John K. Assifuah-Nunoo 178 0.5
Majority 967 2.6
Turnout 36,504 59.4%

See also


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