The Electoral Commission has again made known all the things that have to do with the declaration of results after the December polls.
1. The Returning officer will collate the results from all polling stations in your constituency collation centre.
2. The collation will be done in the presence of the candidates and/or their agents.
3. Thereafter, the Returning officer will publicly announce the results and post a copy at a piece that can be easily viewed at the centre.
4. The winner of a Parliamentary Election is the candidate who obtains more vote than any other candidate.
5. The winner of the Presidential Election must obtain not less than 50% +1 of the total valid vote cost (ie the candidate must obtain more votes than the votes of all the other contestants put together)
6. If no winner emerges in the first run of the Presidential Election, a second or a run-off election will be held within twenty-one (21) days.
7. The candidates who obtain the two highest number of votes will be the two candidates in the run-off election.