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Raid on Trump’s home hurts U.S. voters’ trust in FBI: report

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Last week’s raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on former U.S. President Donald Trump’s Florida home has damaged U.S. voters’ trust in FBI, said a recent survey by U.S. polling company Rasmussen Reports. The new national telephone and online survey published on Thursday said …

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1,600 new voters registered for Soroti East by-election

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has registered an additional 1,679 voters for the Soroti East by-election. In the 2021 general elections, Soroti City East Division had 34,784 registered voters, but the number has now increased to 36,481 voters. During the update of the National Voters’ Register that was …

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LCIII elections cancelled in three Bundibugyo sub counties

Bundibugyo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  LCIII elections in three sub-counties in Bundibugyo district have been cancelled due to missing photos of candidates on the ballot papers.  On Wednesday, voters turned up to elect LCIII Chairpersons for sub-counties and town councils across the country. The voters are also voting for Parish …

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Lack of photos on ballot papers irks candidates in Luwero

Luwero, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | On Wednesday, voters turned up to elect LCIII Chairpersons for sub-counties and town councils across the country. The voters are also voting for Parish councillors. Unlike the ballot papers for candidates of LCIII Chairperson Seats, the ballot papers for candidates of Parish councillor seats have …

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Several arrested over election violence in Mwenge North

Kyenjojo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Kyenjojo police are holding several people believed to have caused violence on the eve of and during the Mwenge North parliamentary elections. Voters in Mwenge North went to the polls on Monday to elect their MP following the cancellation of the previous elections because of …

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High voter turn up in Kitgum municipality mayoral elections

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum Municipality recorded a high turnup of voter’s participating in the elections of Municipality Mayor and Division councillors today. Polling stations that Uganda Radio Network visited within the Divisions of Pager, Pandwong and Central had registered a good turn up of voters. Today’s voter turn-up according …

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No ballot papers for directly elected councillors in Kumi, Soroti

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Voters in Soroti City and Kumi Municipality, will not be voting for directly elected councillors today after the areas received no ballot papers for the positions as polls started today.  Although voting opened across the two divisions in Soroti, there were no ballot papers for …

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Rain disrupts LC 3 polls in Kampala, Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The heavy rains that started at 8:00 am disrupted voting in different parts of Kampala and Entebbe as several polling officials, agents and voters rushed to take shelter in nearby shops, schools and churches.  At St. Mbaaga Primary school polling station in Kiwatule where voting …

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