NDC National Constitutional & Amendments
See the below 1992 constitution of the National Democratic Congress
August 2015 Amendment
The NDC after a National Executive meeting last week expanded its electoral college to include every member of the party instead of the system where only delegates voted. The ruling party has decided that, all registered members will have the opportunity to exercise their franchise, thereby scrapping the Electoral College that earlier existed.
December 2014 Amendment
Delegates to the 8th National Delegates’ Congress of the governing NDC have voted to remove the office of Propaganda Secretary from the party’s constitution. The Propaganda Secretariat will now be replaced with a National Communications Directorate.
The Ken Dzirasah-led Constitutional Committee of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has successfully steered a wide ranging constitutional review of the party’s constitution, expanding the highest decision making body of the party from the current less than 4,000 to nearly nearly 250,000.
The 6th National Delegates Congress of the National Democratic Congress(NDC) in Koforidua amended the constitution of the party to increase the number of constituency delegates to National Congress from five to six.The amendment recommended that, at least, one of the delegates to the congress should be a youth.The congress also amended the closure of filling of nomination for future conference or congress of the party to 72 hours before the commencement of congress instead of the current 12 hours. The amendment explained that this was to enable the electoral committee of the party and the Electoral Commission (EC) to have adequate time to prepare for the elections, the printing of ballot papers for National, Regional and Constituency elections.
The delegates also amended the constitution of the party to increase the number of Deputy Regional Organisers from one to two. The amendment also empowered the founding members of the party to also attend and vote at regional and constituency conferences in addition to national conferences and congresses.