Ghana's political parties: how ethno/regional variations sustain the national two-party system

  title={Ghana's political parties: how ethno/regional variations sustain the national two-party system},
  author={Minion K. C. Morrison and Jae Woo Hong},
  journal={The Journal of Modern African Studies},
  pages={623 - 647}
This paper analyses Ghanaian electoral geography and its accompanying political party variations over the last decade. After re-democratisation in the early 1990s, the Fourth Republic of Ghana has successfully completed multiple elections and party alternation. Due to its single-member-district-plurality electoral system, the country has functioned virtually as a two-party system, privileging its two major parties – the NDC and the NPP. However, close examination of election results in the last… 
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