Ashanti Regional Youth Organiser of the NPP, Raphael Sarfo Patrick on Saturday flouted the regulations governing the party’s Super Delegates Congress.
This was after Raphael Sarfo Patrick publicly displayed his ballot after voting.
The polling agents protested the action by Raphael Sarfo Patrick and the Electoral Commission subsequently rejected his vote
The party ahead of the super delegates congress warned delegates against publicly displaying their ballots after voting.
In a statement announcing some measures put in place to ensure that voting ends smoothly, the NPP noted that publicly displaying cast ballots constitutes a criminal offence.
“We hereby serve notice that those who violate this provision shall be subjected to legal repercussions in accordance with the law. Delegates are hereby informed that any cast ballots publicly displayed will be rejected.”
The party added that with the protocols put in place, it wants to reassure “all relevant parties, including stakeholders, delegates, aspirants, and the public that with these guidelines in place, no individual can decipher the voting preferences and patterns of specific voters after the voting process concludes.”