A new opinion poll conducted by Global InfoAnalytics in July 2022 shows John Mahama of the opposition National Democratic Congress taking a significant lead in his quest to lead the country again in 2025.
Per the poll, John Mahama now leads Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia of the New Patriotic Party, the current vice president, in a hypothetical race 58% to 31% (27% margin) if elections were held today.
A further 11% prefer to vote for someone else in the 2024 elections.
Meanwhile, a whopping 76% of Ghanaians believe the country is headed in the wrong
direction compared to 16% who believe it is headed in the right direction.
This represents a significant deterioration compared to April 2022 polls when 67% thought it was headed in the wrong direction compared to 26%.
The poll finds the president sinking further in the opinion poll as only 23% of voters approve of the way he is performing his job as president with 72% disapproving of his performance (net favorability rating of negative 49% (April 2022, negative 40%).