Commissioners and Secretary EC
Commissioners and Secretary EC
The BVVK is used for Verifing Voters on the Polling Station
The BVVK is used for Verifing Voters on the Polling Station
Everyone is entitled to vote
Everyone is entitled to vote
Checking of Voter Detail from a BVVK(Biometric Voter Verification Kit)
Checking of Voter Detail from a BVVK(Biometric Voter Verification Kit)
Presiding Officers
Presiding Officer and Polling Assistants at a Polling Station

Parliamentary and Local Government Councils Elections in Newly-created Districts

Parliamentary and Local Government Councils Elections in Newly-created Districts

The Electoral Commission has approved the programme for the elections of District Woman Representative to Parliament, District Chairperson and Local Government Councilors (where applicable) for the five (5) newly-created districts that became effective on 1st July, 2017.

The new districts are Bunyangabu, Kyotera, Namisindwa, Pakwach and Rukiga.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Parliamentary and Local Government Councils Elections and By-elections 2017

A.  Programme for Elections in the Newly-created Districts

The Electoral Commission has approved the programme for the elections of District Woman Representative to Parliament, District Chairperson and Local Government Councilors (where applicable) for the five (5) newly-created districts that became effective on 1st July, 2017.

The new districts are Bunyangabu, Kyotera, Namisindwa, Pakwach and Rukiga.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Programme for By-election of Kalungu LC V Chairperson

The Electoral Commission has approved the electoral programme for by-election of District Chairperson for Kalungu District.
The programme will commence with an update of the National Voters’ Register from Monday 10th July up to Friday 14th July 2017, at update stations in each parish throughout Kalungu District.
The Commission has appointed Friday 14th July as the cut-off date for registration of voters in the district. Registration and transfer of voters from one polling station to another within Kalungu District will not be conducted after this date.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Establishment and Mandate of the Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission is established under Article 60 and mandated under Article 61 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda 1995 (as amended) to organise, conduct and supervise regular, free and fair elections and referenda, among other functions. In order to fulfill its mandate, the Commission is guided by its mission and vision.

The Commission’s mission is to organise and conduct regular, free and fair elections and referenda professionally, impartially and efficiently; while its vision is to be a model institution and centre of excellence in Election Management.

Guidelines for Issuance of Voter Location Slips

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In accordance with Section 33 (1) and (2) of the Electoral Commission Act (Cap 140), the Commission shall, by notice in the Gazette, appoint a Returning Officer for each electoral district who shall take steps to inform voters as early as possible of the particular polling stations at which they are required to vote and also that the circumstances should be such as to guarantee orderly voting without confusion.

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