For a second time, members of the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly have denied the MCE-nominee, Hon. Ernest Arthur. The second elections, held in the wee hours of 6th October, 2021 resulted in 40 votes YES and 25 votes NO. Once again, this results is not enough for the two-thirds required votes for approval. A third election process is due to be scheduled, with news of Hon Ernest Arthur's re-nomination by the Presidency.