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EC questions authenticity of Kyagulanyi’s declaration of results forms

Justice Byabakama has questioned why Kyagulanyi failed to present the same result forms before the Supreme Court Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Simon Byabakama, the chairman of the Electoral Commission has challenged former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi not to mislead Ugandans by parading results which he failed to table …

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Electoral Commission rejects proposal on election petition tribunals

Justice Byabakama says High Court is capable of handling the parliamentary election petitions and that there is no need to set up tribunals Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission (EC) has rejected proposals under the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2020 which seeks to change the process of handling parliamentary …

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Loser of Lwengo L CV polls petitions EC over conduct of returning officer

Lwengo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Joseph Balikuddembe, the National Unity Platform-NUP candidate for the Lwengo LC V chairperson’s seat has petitioned the Electoral Commission protesting the conduct of the presiding officials deployed in the area. Balikuddembe lost to the National Resistance Movement-NRM candidate, Ibrahim Kitatta. In his petition to the …

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EC chairman scoffs at US Embassy for abandoning observer mission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairman of the Electoral Commission Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi has scoffed at the US Mission in Uganda for cancelling its diplomatic observer mission of Uganda’s elections. Earlier today, the mission announced the cancellation on grounds that the vast majority of its requests for observing …

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Electoral Commission issues warning against parallel tally centers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has said it doesn’t want political parties and opposition candidates to have parallel election results tally centers. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday as he flagged off electoral materials to districts, Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the Electoral Commission chairman said that under the …

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Byabakama responds to UN suspension of travels to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission-EC isn’t bothered by the decision by the UN to suspend the travel of its staff to Uganda according to Justice Byabakama Simon Mugenyi. He told journalists at the Commission headquarters on Tuesday that if the UN travel restriction to Uganda is based on …

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Kyagulanyi vows to continue holding rallies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The conflict between the Electoral Commission, security agencies and Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu, the presidential candidate of the National Unity Platform -NUP will not be ending soon as he vowed to continue with his normal campaigning. Speaking to reporters shortly after meeting the Electoral Commission chairperson …

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