Alan Kyerematen (left) and Dr Mahamudu Bawumia
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A new national poll released by the Global InfoAnalytics for the month of April 2023 has shown former Trade and Industry Minister Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen is still leading Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia in the NPP flagbearer race ahead of the 2024 general elections.

For the NPP primaries, the poll showed Assin Central Lawmaker Kennedy Ohene Agyapong (KOA) surging among general voters but not enough to overtake Alan Kyerematen (AKK) and Dr Mahamudu Bawumia (DMB).

It added Mr Agyapong now attracts 23 per cent of votes when voters were asked to indicate their preference for the NPP leadership.

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“AKK stills leads DMB, 30 percent to 29 percent among all voters. However, among NPP affiliates, DMB still has slender lead over AKK. DMB now attracts 39 per cent of NPP votes, AKK attracts 37 per cent and KOA, 23 per cent.

“However, in the event of runoff, the poll shows AKK leading DMB 57 percent to 43 percent
among all voters and by 53 percent to 47 percent among NPP voters. For the NDC race, H.E. John Dramani Mahama (JDM) is set to clinch his party’s nomination when polls open on 13th May 2023 as he leads his closest rivals Dr Kwabena Duffuor (DKD) 75 per cent to 17 per cent with Kojo Bonsu in distance third with 8 per cent of the votes.

“However, among NDC affiliates, John Mahama leads Dr Duffuor 93 percent to 4 percent and Kojo Bonsu(KB) with 3 percent. For the general elections, JDM leads all the NPP frontrunners. JDM leads AKK 54 percent to 40 percent with further 6 percent intend to vote for someone else. JDM also leads DMB 55 percent to 38 percent; 7 percent intend to vote for someone else.

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“KOA is currently very competitive against JDM in what could be termed a meteoric rise in the poll. KOA now trails JDM 38 percent to 55 percent with 7 percent intending to vote someone else. In January, KOA trailed JDM by 31 percent to 63 percentage,” the Executive Summary of the report said.

By Laud Nartey|