EC sets dates for Sheema North MP By-election

The Electoral Commission has released the electoral programme for by-election of Member of Parliament for Sheema North Constituency, Sheema District.

The programme will commence with an update of the National Voters’ Register from 30th August to 3rd September 2018, at update stations in each of the twenty (20) parishes in Sheema North Constituency.

The Commission has appointed Monday 3rd September 2018 as the cut-off date for registration of voters in the Constituency. Registration and transfer of voters from one polling station to another within Sheema North will not be conducted after this date.

The display of the National Voters’ Register will be conducted from 17th to 26th September 2018, at all the sixty five (65) polling stations in Sheema North Constituency.

The nomination of candidates will be conducted for a period of two days, Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th September 2018 at Sheema District Headquarters.

Campaign meetings for candidates for Member of Parliament shall be held from 21st September to 6th October 2018.

Polling for Member of Parliament shall take place on Monday 8th October 2018 at all polling stations in Sheema North Constituency, and (polling) shall start at 7:00am and close at 4:00pm.

The Sheema North Constituency Parliamentary seat fell vacant following the resignation of the former Member of Parliament, Hon. Elioda Tumwesigye.

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Friday, August 24, 2018