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Bobi Wine performed better at muslim institutions polling stations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Unity Platform -NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine scored above 50 percent at 381 of 765 polling stations that were situated at Muslim institutions. Bobi Wine’s win at these polling stations was 49.8 percent on average. This is according to analysis …

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Declaration forms from 23 polling stations, never reached EC

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Results from 23 polling stations in Kampala did not make it to the Electoral Commission’s final tally sheet after their Declaration Forms disappeared between the polling stations and the tally centre in Kyambogo.    The said polling stations account for 22,103 registered voters and are …

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Elections cancelled in Pakanyi sub county over mismatch of symbols

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was confusion in polling stations in Pakanyi sub county, Masindi district after there was a mix up in the symbols of candidates for woman councillor seat for Kyakamese West Parish. The elections were first cancelled last week after the commission delivered ballot papers for …

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Voting halted in Nansana municipality due to switched polling kits

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Voting has been halted at various polling stations within Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district because of a mix-up in polling kits. There was a mix-up of the ballot papers both female and directly elected councillors at several polling stations visited by our reporter in Nabweru …

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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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