2020 Elections: Presidential Candidates To Pay 100K As Filing Fees
The Electoral Commission has announced that Presidential Candidates who are vying for the 2020 elections are to pay GH¢100,000 as filing fees to enable them to partake in the elections.
Addressing the press in Accra on Monday September 14, 2020, Chairperson of the EC, Mrs Jean Mensah added that Parliamentary candidates are also expected to pay GH¢10,000 through a banker’s draft.
The Commission has also declared a five-day period for candidates or representatives of political parties to present their nomination forms from October 5-9, 2020.
Mrs Jean Mensah explained that to ensure security and integrity of the nomination process, each political party will be provided with a unique password to enable them access the password-protected nomination forms.
“This will be made available via their political party name folder on the portal and the password will be provided to the General Secretaries of the political parties,” she said.
She added that Independent candidates will also be issued with unique passwords.