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Serere by-election: Kyagulanyi campaigns for ANT candidate Alaso

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of voters in Serere walked kilometers on Monday to join the National Unity Platform-NUP party president, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu as he campaigned for Alice Alaso, the Alliance for National Transformation-ANT candidate in Serere county. Kyagulanyi arrived in Serere town on Monday evening for the last …

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Serere County by-election: EC registers 577 new voters

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has registered 577 new voters in Serere County ahead of next month’s by-election. The new voters were registered during the update of the National Voters’ Register in Serere County conducted last week. In the 2021 general elections, there were 74,464 registered voters in …

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When voters become fans

They want their side to win not because it`ll change their lives, but because they want the other side to lose COMMENT | Kaushik Basu | The state of global politics has economists, political scientists, and political philosophers floundering. We are witnessing a level of polarisation rarely seen. From Turkey, Brazil, and …

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American voters cast ballots in high-stakes midterm elections

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Concerned voters across the United States cast their ballots in the high-stakes 2022 midterm elections on Tuesday amid heightened partisanship and divide. All 435 U.S. House of Representatives seats are up for grabs, as are 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate. Plus, 36 out …

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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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