The New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Kumawu in the Ashanti region, Ernest Yaw Anim has won the by-election in that constituency.
He polled 15,264 votes representing 70.91% while the candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kwasi Amankwa polled 3,723 votes representing 17.29%.
One of the Independent candidates, Duah Kwaku polled 2478 votes representing 11.51% while the other Independent Candidate, Kwaku Duah had 62 votes representing 0.29%
Kumawu has 34,800 registered voters and the elections were conducted in 75 polling stations.
Kumawu has been a safe seat for the NPP since 2000.