By-election of MP for Jinja Municipality East Constituency, Jinja District

The Electoral Commission has approved the electoral programme for by-election of Member of Parliament for Jinja Municipality East Constituency, Jinja District, as follows:

No.

Activities

Period

1.

Update of the National Voters’ Register

29thJan-2ndFeb 2018

2.

Cut-off date for registration of voters and transfer of voting location in Jinja Municipality East Constituency, Jinja District

2nd February 2018

3.

Recruitment of officials to conduct Display of the Voters’ Register

5th-6thFebruary 2018

4.

Display of lists of recruited Display officials at the Office of the District Returning Officer and Municipal Division Headquarters

6th-11th February 2018

5.

Consultative Meeting with stakeholders in Jinja Municipality East Constituency

1st February 2018

6.

Training of Display Officers, VLS Officials, Supervisors and issuance of appointment letters

10th-11th February 2018

7.

Display of Voters’ Register at Polling Stations in Jinja Municipality East and Issuance of Voter Location Slips

12th - 21st February

8.

Display of Parish Tribunal Recommendations for deletion from or inclusion on the Voters’ Register at the parish headquarters

1st - 6th March 2018

9.

Nomination of Candidates at Jinja District Headquarters

13th-14th February 2018

10.

Period for inspection of candidates’ nomination papers and lodging of complaints

13th–19thFebruary 2018

11.

Returning Officer’s Meeting with candidates to harmonize campaign programmes and formation of Liaison Committees

15th February 2018

12.

Campaigns

19th Feb - 13th March

13.

Recruitment of polling day officials (to include written interview)

21st - 22ndFebruary 2018

14.

Production and issuance of accreditation tags to Political Parties and Organisations and accredited observers

19th February - 13th March 2018

15.

Display of names of polling day officials for inspection at Office of the Returning Officer and Municipal Division Headquarters

23rd February–6th March 2018

16.

Training of Polling day officials, BVVK officials, Tally Clerks, Candidates’ agents and issuance of appointment letters

12th - 13th March 2018

17.

Polling Day and Tallying of results

15th March 2018

The Electoral Commission calls on all stakeholders in Jinja Municipality East Constituency, Jinja District, to

participate in the above activities in accordance with the guidelines for the by-election.

 

Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon

Chairperson, Electoral Commission

Thursday, January 25, 2018