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Why more Ugandans are contesting for parliamentary seats

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†There is a 47 percent increase in the number of parliamentary candidates from 1,747 in 2016 to 2,659 in the 2021 elections. In the 2011 elections, 1,730 candidates ran for parliamentary seats. In the 2016 elections, a parliamentary seat attracted four candidates on average compared …

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Parliamentary candidates in Acholi make big promises to voters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Independent parliamentary candidates in the Acholi sub-region are promising to address the challenges in the education and health sectors. 52 independent candidates are contesting for various parliamentary seats in Gulu, Omoro, Nwoya and Amuru district. The rest are flag bearers of different political parties which …

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