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Video: Residents Boo Cynthia Morrison After Losing Her Candidacy In Agona West

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The Member of Parliament for Agona West, Hon. Cynthia Morrison, faced a humiliating exit from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries after losing her candidacy bid, with residents of the constituency expressing their dissatisfaction with her performance.

A video shared by Oyerapa TV on Facebook captured the moment when Morrison was booed, mocked, and shamed by constituents as she left the voting center. The residents cited her alleged failure to leave a positive legacy in the constituency as the reason for her defeat.

In the video, Morrison is seen being escorted to her car amidst a chorus of hooting and jeering from the crowd. Some individuals can be heard explicitly stating, “If you had a good legacy, you would have won,” while another voice added, “Shame.”

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Agona West primary

Incumbent MP for Agona West Cynthia Morrison lost the New Patriotic Party parliamentary primary held on Saturday, April 13.

She garnered 152, while, Christopher Arthur, polled 240 to become the Parliamentary Candidate.

Ben Yamoah polled 221, Yawson Otoo also had 168 and Joseph Afrankwa grabbed 155 votes.

Supporters of Christopher Arthur were seen jubilating after the election.

There was a single voting centre located at Otabilkrom Astroturf, Agona Swedru.

Cynthia Morrison won the seat during the 2016 general elections. Two other candidates namely Charles Obeng-Inkoom of National Democratic Congress and Evans Idan Coffie of Convention People’s Party also contested in the 2016 by-election of the Agona West constituency held in 2016.

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Cynthia won the election by obtaining 32,770 votes out of the 56,878 vote cast, representing 58.03 percent of the total valid votes.

2020 elections

She contested the 2020 general election as the parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party and was elected for a second four-year term.

She polled 30,513 out of a total of 59,193 valid votes cast as against Paul Ofori-Amoah of the opposition National Democratic Congress who had 27,673 votes, and an Independent candidate Ishmael Kofi Tekyi Turkson had 1,007 votes.
 

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