Press Release

EC Sets Date for Hoima and Kaabong District Woman MP Polls

The Electoral Commission has approved the programme for the by-election of District Woman Representatives to Parliament for Hoima and Kaabong districts and elections in Lower Local Government Councils in the two districts (Read more here...).

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Bugweri and Kikuube District Polls for 25th July 2019

The Electoral Commission has appointed Thursday, 25th July, 2019 as the polling day for Elections of Interim District Chairperson in Bugweri District (which was created out of Iganga District) and Kikuube District (which was created out of Hoima District). 

The above two districts came into effect on 1st July 2018.

Voting shall be by Electoral College and secret ballot and will be conducted at the headquarters of the respective new district, starting at 9:00am.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Residual LC 1 & LC 2 Elections to be Held on 25th July 2019

The Electoral Commission has appointed Thursday 25th July 2019, as polling date for residual elections for Chairpersons of Villages and Parishes where the electoral process was not conducted or concluded in July 2018 due to the following reasons, among others:

  1. Elections were postponed due to a tie
  2. No nominations were conducted
  3. Resignation of elected Chairperson
  4. Violence conduct leading to destruction of election materials (Register). 
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Final Preparations for Nebbi LC V By-elections and Other Electoral Programmes

The Electoral Commission has provided updates on the following ongoing electoral programmes and activites:

  1. Final preparations for by-election of District Chairperson and other Lower Local Government Councils in Nebbi District;
  2. Programme for Elections of Interim Chairpersons in the Seven Newly-created Districts; and,   
  3. Programme for Conduct of Residual Elections for Chairpersons of Villages and Parishes Administrative Units (Village and Parish) Elections 2019.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Programme for Local Government Councils By-elections in Nebbi District 2019

The Electoral Commission has approved the programme for the by-election of District Chairperson and filling of vacancies in other Lower Local Government Councils in Nebbi District (more...)

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Guidance to Aspirants on Conducting Consultative Meetings and Campaigns

The Electoral Commission has noted with concern that a number of persons aspiring for various elective positions in the General Election, 2021 have started conducting public meetings supposedly to consult the electorate in preparation for their candidature in the 2021 Elections.

At the same time, some aspirants are organising campaign meetings and addressing rallies, putting up posters, distributing campaign materials and soliciting for votes contrary to the campaign period set out in the Electoral Roadmap issued by the Electoral Commission.

Friday, May 17, 2019

EC Sets Dates for Busia LC 5 Polls

EC sets dates for By-election of District (LC V) Chairperson for Busia District

The Electoral Commission has released the electoral programme for by-election of District Chairperson and other Lower Local Government Councils in Busia District.

During this programme, the Commission will also fill other vacancies which exist in Lower Local Government Councils in Busia District.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

EC Releases Monies for Field Election Officials

Payment of Field Election Officials

The Electoral Commission released funds towards payment of allowances for officials who conducted various activities during Administrative Unit (Village and Parish Level) and Women Councils and Committees (Village to National Level) Elections, and Parliamentary and Local Government Council Elections in new Municipalities, Sub Counties, Towns and Municipal Divisions.

Returning Officers are advised to effect payment to the election officials in their respective districts in accordance with the schedule attached hereunto 

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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.

Friday, August 24, 2018

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