The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Upper Denkyira West, Daniel Ohene Darko, has been declared Member of Parliament elect for the area.
This was after consultation with the Regional Directorate of the Electoral Commission and the executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
At the close of collation, the NPP’s Samuel Nsowah Dzan obtained 17,925 votes and Daniel Ohene Darko polled 18,446 votes.
This brings the NDC’s seats in Parliament to 136 while the NPP’s seats are 135 with three more constituencies results pending.
In the last Parliament, the NPP had a record majority of 169 seats to the NDC’s 106 seats.
The outstanding seats are Savelugu, Sene West and Techiman South.