Commissioners and Secretary EC
Commissioners and Secretary EC
The BVVK is used for Verifing Voters on the Polling Station
The BVVK is used for Verifing Voters on the Polling Station
Everyone is entitled to vote
Everyone is entitled to vote
Checking of Voter Detail from a BVVK(Biometric Voter Verification Kit)
Checking of Voter Detail from a BVVK(Biometric Voter Verification Kit)
Presiding Officers
Presiding Officer and Polling Assistants at a Polling Station

Registration of Village Residents for LC I & II and Women Councils Elections, 2017

In preparation for the Administrative Units (LC I & II) and Women Councils and Committees Elections, the Electoral Commission will compile a register of residents in each village throughout Uganda from Thursday 26th to Monday 30th October 2017.

The purpose of this registration exercise is to enable all willing village residents to register in order to participate in the above elections.

The registration will be conducted from 7:00am until 6:00pm on each of the appointed dates, including weekends.

All stakeholders are urged to note the following:

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Elections of Administrative Units and Women Council / Committees

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Preparations for the conduct of elections of Administrative Units and Women Council/Committees from Village to Sub County/Town/Division level have commenced.

The elections will be conducted in accordance with the approved programme. The mode of voting will be lining behind candidates or their agents or portraits.

The elections will lead to the filling of the following positions;

Guidelines for Election of Women Councils and Committees (Village to District Level)

The Electoral Commission has approved guidelines to apply during the election of Women’s Councils and Committees from the Village to the District Levels.

Additional information and clarifications shall be issued from time to time during the course of electoral process.

Guidelines for Election of Village and Parish Administrative Unit Chairpersons

The Electoral Commission has approved guidelines to apply during the election of village and parish/ward administrative unit chairpersons, and nomination and approval of executive committee members.

Additional information and clarifications shall be issued from time to time during the course of electoral process.

Statement on Administrative Units and Women Councils and Committees Elections 2017

The Electoral Commission has approved the programme for conduct of Administrative Unit Elections from the Village (LC I) level to the Parish (LC II) level, and Women Councils and Committees Elections from the Village to the National Level.

The Commission has further issued comprehensive guidelines to enable stakeholders participate in the entire electoral programme, which is progressive in nature, that is, from the village to the parish (in the case of Administrative Units) and from village to national level, in the case of Women Councils and Committees.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Establishment and Mandate of the Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission is established under Article 60 and mandated under Article 61 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda 1995 (as amended) to organise, conduct and supervise regular, free and fair elections and referenda, among other functions. In order to fulfill its mandate, the Commission is guided by its mission and vision.

The Commission’s mission is to organise and conduct regular, free and fair elections and referenda professionally, impartially and efficiently; while its vision is to be a model institution and centre of excellence in Election Management.

Guidelines for Issuance of Voter Location Slips

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In accordance with Section 33 (1) and (2) of the Electoral Commission Act (Cap 140), the Commission shall, by notice in the Gazette, appoint a Returning Officer for each electoral district who shall take steps to inform voters as early as possible of the particular polling stations at which they are required to vote and also that the circumstances should be such as to guarantee orderly voting without confusion.