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ANT nominates Alaso as flag bearer for Serere by-election

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe opposition Alliance for National Transformation-ANT has officially handed seasoned politician Alice Alaso its party flag ahead of the Serere county parliamentary by-elections. She recieved the ANT flag from its national coordinator and former leader of opposition in parliament, Winnie Kiiza at a press briefing …

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Serere County by-election: EC registers 577 new voters

Serere, Uganda |┬áTHE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe Electoral Commission has registered 577 new voters in Serere County ahead of next month’s by-election. The new voters were registered during the update of the National VotersÔÇÖ Register in Serere County conducted last week. In the 2021 general elections, there were 74,464 registered voters in …

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SERERE: NRM camp split ahead of by-election

Serere, Uganda |┬áTHE INDEPENDENT |┬áA section of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party members have declined to support Phillip Oucor, the party’s flag bearer in the Serere County parliamentary by-election. Phillip Oucor was the NRM’s party choice in the 2021 parliamentary race. However, with a vote margin of 5,195, he lost …

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EC sets dates for Serere County parliamentary by-election

Kampala, Uganda |┬á THE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe Electoral Commission has set Thursday, February 23, 2023, as the polling date for the by-election of Member of Parliament of Serere County, in Serere district. The seat fell vacant after the tragic death of Bishop Patrick Okabe, who died alongside his wife Christine Okabe …

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Moses Attan justifies Soroti East election petition

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áMoses Attan Okia, the former Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party candidate in the Soroti East by-election has explained his decision to challenge the July poll results. Okia represented Soroti East Division in Parliament before the Court of Appeal cut short his term over mismatched wards …

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FDC reject Busongora South by-election results

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party president Patrick Oboi Amuriat has described the Busongora South parliamentary by-election as a sham and a total failure of democratic practices in Uganda. Amuriat says that the party’s top leadership will soon convene a meeting to discuss if they …

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NRM’s Gideon Mujungu wins Busongora South by-election

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áThembo Gideon Mujungu has been elected the Busongora South Constituency Member of Parliament. Mujungu, the National Resistance Movement-NRM candidate polled 12,088 votes to defeat his closest rival Jackson Mbaju of the National Unity Platform who had 6,866 votes. The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate Aloysius …

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Busongora South candidates embark on door-to-door campaigns

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áPolitical candidates vying for the Busongora South parliamentary seat have embarked on door-to-door campaigns to lure potential voters. Political campaigns end today, ahead of the by-election on Thursday. The National Resistance-Movement-NRM party has formed groups spearheaded by persons that are attached to ethnicities in the …

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Derrick Orone wins Gogonyo County by-election

Pallisa, Uganda |┬áTHE INDEPENDENT |┬áDerrick Orone has been declared the winner of the Gogonyo County Parliamentary by-election. Orone defeated his rival Joseph Okoboi Opolot of the National Unity Platform-NUP party with 19,199 votes against OpolotÔÇÖs 519 votes. The by-election attracted three candidates but two of the candidates who were nominated …

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