The Electoral Commission appointed Friday 22nd to Monday 25th June 2018, as the period during which willing village residents will register to participate in Administrative Unit (LC I) , and Women Councils and Committees Elections. During this period, eligible and willing residents shall turn up in person at the registration centre within the village of residence to register in order to participate in the elections set for 10th July 2018.
The Electoral Commission informs political parties, aspiring independent candidates and their supporters, that the nomination of candidates for Parliamentary Elections will be conducted for two days, that is, Tuesday 5th June and Wednesday 6th June 2018, while nomination of candidates for Local Government Councils Elections will be conducted for a period of three days, that is from Tuesday 5th June to Thursday 7th June 2018.
The Electoral Commission has released the programme for resumption of Administrative Units (Village and Parish Level) and Women Councils and Committees (Village to National Level) Elections, 2018.
The programme will commence with an update of the Village Residents’ Register from 22nd to 25th June 2018, at registration centers in each of the 60,801 villages across Uganda.
The Electoral Commission has approved the programme (attached) for election of District Chairperson Butebo District and by-election of Woman Representative to Parliament for Pallisa District, and Elections in Lower Local Government, including Special Interest Groups.
The Electoral Commission has released the list of newly-created Municipalities, Sub Counties and Town Councils, located in fifty three districts, where elections for the following positions will be conducted:
The Electoral Commission has approved the electoral programme for conduct of the following elections:
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.
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.
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.
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.