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Vote rigging tricks revealed to polling agents in Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Candidates and their agents have identified a number of ways through which they allege that rigging may be done. In a training for some polling agents in Wakiso district, the chief facilitator Godfrey Mpagi said that the ways through which the voting exercise is rigged …

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Ban of cameras at polling stations is hiding transparency-Muntu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) party presidential candidate, Gregory Mugisha Muntu has said that the Electoral Commission’s ban on the use of cameras and smartphones at the polling stations is aimed at concealing transparency during voting exercise. Last week, the Electoral Commission announced a …

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VOTER EDUCATION: EC register has 18.1 million

📌 Total number of voters Uganda elections 2021 ✅ Number of Voters: 18,103,603 ✅ Number of Polling Stations:34,684 📌 Districts with highest populations ➡ Kampala 1,280,409 ➡ Wakiso 1,154,857 ➡ Kasese 384,058 ➡ Mukono 355,275 ➡ Ntungamo 268,541 ➡ Tororo 268,434 ➡ Luwero 257,115 ➡ Kamuli 236,917 ➡ Buikwe 235,640 ➡ Isingiro 233,099 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are 18,103,603 …

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Police to deploy two SPCs at polling stations in hotspots

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police leadership has resolved to deploy two Special Police Constables –SPCs at all polling stations in areas regarded as hotspots. Police have recruited and trained 50,000 SPCs who will be deployed to guide voters at 34,344 polling stations. Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson said …

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EC to project results at district tally centres

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission (EC) will project results on screens at districts tally centres to enable candidates agents to see if the data on record corresponds with what features on their declaration forms. The district tally centre is the most important stage in the tallying process …

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Botswana awaits results in cliffhanger election

Gaborone, Botswana | AFP | Botswana voted Wednesday in a cliffhanger election set to test the decades-long dominance of the ruling party and challenge the country’s image of stability. The southern African nation’s 2,200 polling stations started closing at 1700 GMT as many were still waiting in queues to cast their …

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Austrians vote with conservatives in lead

Vienna, Austria | AFP |  Austrians began voting Sunday in snap elections, in which the conservatives look set to triumph but face difficulties finding a partner to govern after a corruption scandal brought down their last coalition with the far-right. The People’s Party (OeVP) led by 33-year-old Sebastian Kurz is predicted to …

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