Press Release

Electoral Commission Sets Dates for Rukungiri District Woman MP Polls

The Electoral Commission has released the electoral programme for by-election of District Woman Representative to Parliament for Rukungiri District.

The programme will commence with an update of the National Voters’ Register from 16th April to 20th April 2018, at update stations in each of the eighty seven (87) parishes and wards in Rukungiri District.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Clarification on the National Voters’ Register for Jinja Municipality East Constituency

The Electoral Commission has noted with concern the misleading allegations made by Mr. Mwiru Paul, one of the candidates in the on-going by-election of Member of Parliament for Jinja Municipality East Constituency, Jinja District, concerning the integrity of the Voters Register for the Constituency.

Mr. Mwiru alleges that the National Voters’ Register for Jinja Municipality East has been inflated with two thousand and seventy two (2,072) ghost voters. He also falsely claims that three hundred and five (305) voters have been wrongly deleted from the Register.

Friday, March 2, 2018

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

Dates for By-election of MP for Ruhama County Constituency

The Electoral Commission has approved the electoral programme for by-election of Member of Parliament for Ruhama County Constituency, Ntungamo District.

During this by-election programme, the Commission will also conduct elections and by-elections to fill vacancies existing in various Local Government Councils in Ruhama County Constituency, Ntungamo District.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Suspension of Electoral Programme for LC I & II and Women Councils and Committees Elections

The Electoral Commission, in compliance with two Court Orders issued by the High Court at Kampala, this 13th day of November 2017, and another one issued by the High Court at Jinja, this 13th day of November 2017, which are binding on the Electoral Commission, hereby informs the general public that the elections for Village Women Councils and Committees and Elections for Administrative Units (LC I & LC II) shall not be held as earlier scheduled.

Monday, November 13, 2017

EC sets dates for By-election of Member of Parliament for Igara East Constituency, Bushenyi District

The Electoral Commission has approved the electoral programme for by-election of Member of Parliament for Igara East Constituency, Bushenyi District.

The programme will commence with an update of the National Voters’ Register from 30th October to 3rd November 2017, at update stations in each of the twenty seven (27) parishes in Igara East Constituency.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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