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Ndorwa East loser appeals dismissal of election petition

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The loser of the Ndorwa East Parliamentary seat in Kabale district, Dr. Protazio Begumisa has appealed the decision dismissing his election petition against Wilfred Nuwagaba. The Electoral Commission declared Nuwagaba as the winner with 15,962 votes against Begumisa’s 15,826 votes.  Begumisa who contested on the …

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Court upholds victory of Rujumbura County MP Jim Muhwezi

  Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kabale has upheld the victory of Security Minister Jim Katugugu Muhwezi, as Rujumbura County Member of Parliament and that of Wilfred Niwagaba, as Ndorwa East County Member of Parliament. The petition against Muhwezi, the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party flag …

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Galisonga appeals against election petition ruling

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The loser of the Bugweri County parliamentary elections Julius Galisonga, has appealed the dismissal of his election petition against the incumbent MP Abdul Katuntu. The Electoral Commission declared Katuntu the winner with 17,813 votes against Galisonga’s 9,074 votes. Daniel Joseph Ibaale of the National Resistance …

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High Court dismisses petition against Busongora South MP

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Fort Portal has dismissed with costs an election petition filed by former Busongora South County Member of Parliament Jackson Mbaju Kathika. In January, the Electoral Commission declared Mujungu winner after garnering 7,601 votes against Mbaju’s 7,522 votes. Mbaju who contested …

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Court dismisses petition filed by Lydia Wanyoto

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbale City Woman Member of Parliament, Connie Nakayenze Galiwango has maintained a firm grip on her seat following the dismissal of an election petition filed by her rival, Lydia Wanyoto. Justice Andrew Baishaija delivered the judgment in his ruling at Mbale High court on Thursday …

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Court upholds victory of Isingiro West County MP

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara High Court Judge Moses Kawumi Kazibwe has dismissed with costs, an election petition filed against Isingiro West County Member of Parliament Reuben Arinaitwe. Arinatwe defeated Tumwesigye with 7,992 votes while Tumwesigye got 7,975 votes. Tumwesigye petitioned the court challenging Arinaitwe’s victory on grounds that …

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Court dismisses petition against Lamwo Woman MP

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Gulu has dismissed an election petition filed against Nancy Acora, the Lamwo District Woman Member of Parliament. Acora, an Independent candidate was declared winner of the elections after polling 17,064 votes against her rival Molly Lanyero’s with 12,062 votes in the …

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Fred Nyanzi appeals against election petition ruling

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Kampala Central MP contestant Fred Nyanzi has appealed against the High Court decision dismissing his petition challenging the election of Muhammad Nsereko. Last week, the High Court dismissed Nyanzi’s petition challenging the victory of his rival and Kampala Central Member of Parliament Muhammad Nsereko. …

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Court dismisses second election petition against Nantaba

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Mukono has dismissed the second election petition against the Kayunga Woman MP Idah Nantaba. The petition was filed by Jacqueline Kobusingye Birungi. Birungi who contested as an independent candidate accused Nantaba of forging the A-level results she presented from Mukono Town …

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