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How EC verifies signatures for presidential aspirants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission is currently verifying signatures of supporters of presidential aspirants. According to the Presidential Elections Act, a person becomes a presidential candidate only after among others presenting signatures from 100 registered voters each from among two-thirds of all districts that make up Uganda. …

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EC speaks out on cancellation of ballot printing contract

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The decision by the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Asset Authority-PPDA cancelling the contract of printing ballot papers will not affect the 2021 general elections, the Electoral Commission has said.   Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview at their offices, Paul Bukenya, the …

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EC still verifying Kyagulanyi signatures, 17 others in queue

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  With less than a week to the presidential candidates’ nomination, the electoral commission has 18 more candidates whose voter endorsement signatures are still under verification and yet in the past two weeks the commission has only managed to verify and qualify four aspirants as ready …

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Amuriat threatens EC with defiance over crowds

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The FDC presidential flag bearer Patrick Oboi Amuriat has threatened to defiantly violate key covid-19 regulatory guidelines as issued in the electoral commission roadmap given to political actors ahead of general 2021 campaigns. Amuriat says, the idea of holding campaign meetings of not more than …

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EC set to announce election date for MPs, LCs

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Electoral Commission is set to announce the specific date for elections of Members of Parliament and Local Government councils, leaving out the date for the Presidential elections pending nominations. This was revealed by the Attorney General William Byaruhanga while presenting a statement to Parliament …

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Some presidential aspirants are forging supporters signatures -EC

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Electoral Commission has said that several aspiring presidential candidates are submitting forged signatures of supporters supporting their nomination.  Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, at his office on Jinja Road in Kampala, Paul Bukenya, the acting spokesperson of the Electoral Commission said that although 14 …

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EC warns aspirants against moving with supporters at nomination venues

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Electoral Commission has warned parliamentary aspirants who are going to be nominated today and Friday against ferrying supporters at nomination venues.  Speaking to Uganda Radio Network -URN, Paul Bukenya, the spokesperson of the Electoral Commission said that law enforcement officers are ready to …

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