In Search of a Democratic Political Culture in Ghana

"Ghanaians once again are gearing up for multiparty national elections. In December this year, voters will be choosing a president and a multi-party parliament for another term of four years. If all goes well, the upcoming elections will mark the first time in Ghana's political history that the tenure of a democratically elected government has run its constitutional course and a succeeding government is elected through multiparty elections. Regardless of the actual outcome of the elections, the passing of that milestone should restore some faith in the possibility of a democratic Ghana.'