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Court dismisses Nabakooba’s objection to EC DR forms

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Mubende has allowed the Electoral Commission to present Declaration Result-DR forms in an election petition between the Lands Minister Judith Nabakooba and her rival Joyce Bagala. Justice Emmanuel Baguma ruled that for the court to reach a just and fair decision, …

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Electoral Commission asks court to dismiss Fred Nyanzi’s petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has asked the court to dismiss an election petition challenging the victory of Muhammad Nsereko for the Kampala Central MP seat on grounds that Fred Nyanzi did not serve Nsereko with the election petition. Nsereko was declared the winner with 16,998 votes …

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Court throws out application seeking EC to provide biometric machines

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fort Portal High Court has thrown out an application asking the Electoral Commission-EC to produce and present to court Biometric Voter Verification–BVV machines. The application was filed on Monday by Jackson Mbaju Kathika, the loser of the Busongora County MP election, in Kasese district. …

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Electoral Commission asks court to dismiss petition against Ssegirinya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has asked the High Court in Kampala to dismiss a petition challenging the election of Muhammad Ssegirinya as Kawempe North member of Parliament. Ssegirinya defeated nine other candidates when he scored 41,197 votes against his closest challenger Sulaiman Kidandala who had 7,512 …

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EC dispatches team of 20 lawyers to tackle electoral petitions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has deployed a team of 20 lawyers to tackle election petitions arising out of the recent general elections. In an interview with URN, the head of Litigation at the Electoral Commission Eric Sabiiti said that they received 182 complaints which include 155 …

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