Press Release

Electoral Programme for By-election of District Woman MP for Moroto District

The vacancy of the District Woman Member of Parliament for Moroto District occurred following the death of the former MP Hon. Annie Logiel. As required by law the statutory deadline for conducting a Parliamentary by-election is sixty (60) days after notification from Clerk to Parliament on the occurrence of the vacancy. The Commission received the notice on 27th February 2017, and therefore, the statutory deadline for holding the by-election is 27th April 2017.

By-election of MP for Kamuli Municipality

The vacancy of the Member of Parliament for Kamuli Municipality occurred when the Court of Appeal nullified the election of former MP Hon. Rehema Watongola. As required by law the statutory deadline for conducting a Parliamentary by-election is sixty (60) days after notification from Clerk to Parliament on the occurrence of the vacancy.

The Commission received the notice on 17th February 2017, and therefore, the statutory deadline for holding the by-election is 17th April 2017.

15/02/2017 Programme for Parliamentary By-election in Aruu North County and Preparations for Administrative Units (LC I & LC II) and Women Councils/Committees Elections, 2017

 

The vacancy of the Member of Parliament for Aruu North County occurred when the Court of Appeal nullified the election of former MP Hon. Achiro Lucy Otim. As required by law the statutory deadline for conducting a Parliamentary by-election is sixty (60) days after notification from Clerk to Parliament on the occurrence of the vacancy.

Accordingly, the Electoral Commission has approved the electoral programme for by-election of Member of Parliament for Aruu North County, with the following key dates:

3/01/2017: Update on Preparations for Conducting Elections of Administrative Units (LC I and LC II) and Women Councils/Committees, 2017

The Electoral Commission wishes to update members of the general public on conducting of elections of Administrative Units Level (LC I and LC II) and Women Councils and Committees, (Village to National level) as follows:

25/08/2016 Final Preparations for Parliamentary and Local Government Councils Elections in Newly-Created Districts

A.  Introduction

Dear esteemed members of the press, it is my privilege and pleasure to welcome you to this press briefing, at the Electoral Commission.

Today, the Commission will update the country on final preparations for Parliamentary and Local Government Councils Elections in the newly created districts of Kagadi, Kakumiro, Kibaale, Omoro and Rubanda.

B.  Nominated Candidates

21/03/2016: Election of Youth MP for Easter Region

The Electoral Commission has appointed 23rd – 24th March 2016 as the period for convening the Regional Meeting for election of Youth Representative to Parliament for Eastern Region.

Electoral College

​The regional meeting shall be held at the YMCA Conference and Training Centre, Jinja Branch.

The Electoral College for electing the Youth Representative in Parliament shall be the members of the District Youth Councils within the Eastern Region, specifically consisting of the following:

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