A latest Afrobarometer survey has found that neither the governing NPP nor the biggest opposition party, the NDC would secure a first-round victory should elections be held today. This means Presidential candidates of both parties — John Mahama for the NDC and most likely, President Nana Akufo-Addo for the NPP — would amass just 50 per cent or less votes. Per Article 63/3 of the Constitution, a candidate running for the highest office in Ghana should secure more than 50 per cent of valid votes cast..