The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) lost 19 seats in the December 7th Parliamentary Election whiles the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) gained 19 seats.
Certified parliamentary results from 229 Constituencies made available to the Ghana News Agency by the Electoral Commission (EC) on Saturday indicates that the NPP won 109 parliamentary seats decreases of 19 from its 2004 quota of 128 seats.
The NDC however, won 113 seats taking a slim hold of parliament an increase of 19 seats from its 2004 quota of 94 seats in the 230 legislature.
Other parties that suffered loses in Election 2008 are; the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) entered Election 2008 with three seats but came out with only one seats; the Peoples National Convention (PNC) entered with four seats but managed to retain only two.
The statistics also shows an increase in the number of Independent Candidate from one in 2004 to four.
The regional statistics indicate that the NPP lost one seat in the Western region; 16 in the Central region; seven in the Greater Accra region; two in the Eastern region; two in the Ashanti region; and four in the Northern region.
The NPP however, gained two seats each in the Upper East and West regions and Brong Ahafo Region and managed to retain its single seat in the Volta Region.
The NDC on the other hand, lost two seats in the Brong Ahafo Region; one each in the Upper West and East regions; whiles gaining two seats in the Western Region; nine seats in the Central Region; seven seats in the Greater Accra Region; one in the Eastern Region and four in the Northern Region.
The party also managed to retain its 21 seats in the Volta Region and three in the Ashanti Region.
The NPP holds eleven seats out of the 22 Constituencies of the Western Region; NDC holds ten seats and the CPP seat one; in the Central Region NPP eight seats; NDC eleven seats out of the 19 Constituencies; and in the Greater Accra region, NPP nine seats and NDC 18 seats out of the 27 seats.
Others are in the Volta Region NPP won one seat whiles the NDC had 21 out of the 22 seats; Eastern region NPP 19 seats, NDC seven seats, one Independent out of the 27 seats declared, with one more seat outstanding; Ashanti region NPP 34 seats; NDC three seats and two Independent seats.
The rest are Brong Ahafo region, NPP 16 seats, NDC eight seats out of the regions 24 seats; Northern region, NPP four seats; NDC 21 seats and one Independent seat out of 26 seats; Upper West region, NPP three seats; NDC six seats and PNC one seat; and Upper East region, NPP four seats; NDC eight seats and PNC one seat.