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EC confirms dates for Presidential, MPs nominations

  ūüďĆ Local Govt nominations September 21 Oct 1 ūüďĆ MP Election nominations Oct 12-13 ūüďĆ Presidential candidates nomination Nov 2-3 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nomination of Presidential candidates has been set for November 2-3 and that of Members of Parliament Octobedr 12-13. The Electoral Commission also confirmed …

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Terego councilors protest delays to conduct interim elections

Terego, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The delay to conduct interim elections in the newly created¬† Terego district has irked leaders. Terego was carved out of Arua and became operational on July 1st. However, the district is only operating with the technical staff headed by the Chief Administrative Officer. According …

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EC: Uganda elections to go ahead, no mass rallies

  Stats ahead of #Uganda’s 2021 elections ‚ú≥ 135 Districts ‚ú≥ 257 Counties ‚ú≥ 296 Constituencies ‚ú≥ 2,062 Sub Counties/TC/Mun ‚ú≥ 10,029 Parishes ‚ú≥ 68,733 Villages ‚ú≥ 34,344 Polling Stations ‚ú≥ 17,782,594 Registered Voters Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chairman of the Uganda Electoral Commission (EC) Justice Simon …

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EC set to spend Sh24.5billion on voter’s register display

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission-EC is to spend Shillings 24 billion on the voter’s register display exercises across the country. The exercise that kicks off on February 19 will run until March 10th, 2020. Sam Rwakojo, the EC Secretary who is also the Accounting Officer, says the …

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2021 election budget

Panic over jump from Shs400bn to Shs870bn Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | How serious is the government claim that it does not have money to fund the 2021 general elections? That is the question raised by the latest appearances before parliament on the issue of Minister of Finance Matia …

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Why EC has petitioned Supreme Court over dismissed MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking to stay the execution of the recent Constitutional court ruling which dismissed the election of six MPs in the newly created municipalities. Last year‚Äôs judgment affected Apac Municipality MP Patrick Ocan, Sheema Municipality …

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DEC 23: Electoral Commission again extends register updates deadline

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Electoral Commission¬† has further extended the¬†period for the general update of the National Voters‚Äô Register to December 23. Tomorrow was supposed to have been the close of the extended exercise but according to the¬†Electoral Commission chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi,¬†they “received several requests from …

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