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

Demarcation of Electoral Areas and Re-organisation of Polling Stations in Newly-created Municipalities, Town Councils and Sub Counties, 2018

The Electoral Commission has appointed Tuesday 20th February to Saturday 24th February 2018 as the period for Demarcation of Electoral Areas for Local Government Councils and Re-organisation of Polling Stations in newly-created Municipalities, Municipal Divisions, Town Councils and Sub Counties, Wards and Parishes which became effective on 1st July 2016 and 1st July 2017.

The newly-created Municipalities, Municipal Divisions, Town Councils and Sub Counties, Wards and Parishes in eighty three districts are indicated in the attached list.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Confirmation of Lists of Members of Workers’ Electoral College

In preparation for conducting elections of Workers’ Representatives to District Local Government Councils, the Electoral Commission will pin up the lists of members of the Workers’ Electoral College for each district throughout Uganda from Tuesday 20th to Saturday 24th February 2018.  

The lists will be pinned up on notice boards at the Offices of the respective District Returning Officer, starting at 8:00am and ending at 5:00pm on each of the appointed dates.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Update on LC1 & 2 and Women Councils and Committees Elections 2018

As you might be aware, on 24th August 2017, the Electoral Commission released a program for the conduct of LC1&2 and Women Councils and Committees Elections.

However, on 13th November 2017, some citizens secured Court orders a day before the conduct for Village Women Councils and Committees Elections stopping the conduct of the said elections as well as LC1Elections.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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.