The Electoral Commission appointed 3rd and 4th November 2015 as dates for the nomination of candidates for the 2016 Presidential Elections. There were forty eight (48) persons who picked Nomination Forms for Presidential Elections. Twelve (12) persons/parties returned the Forms to the Commission for verification. The nomination exercise which commenced yesterday Tuesday 3rd November 2015, has been concluded today, Wednesday, 4th November 2015, and the following have been successfully nominated as candidates
For purposes of transparency, the Electoral Commission shall accredit international and national media organisations to observe/report the various activities that will be undertaken during the 2016 General Elections.
The Commission, therefore, invites applications from media organisations and freelance journalists who wish to observe/report on the electoral process.
Applying media organisations shall be required to prove that their registration status with the respective regulatory authorities is up to-date.
The Electoral Commission has approved the programme for the by-election of District Chairperson and filling of vacancies in Local Government Councils in Bugiri District, as attached:
The Electoral Commission, a Constitutional Body responsible for the conduct of elections and referenda, in line with section 12(1) (g) and (i) of The Electoral Commission’s Act Cap 140, invites applications from competent Non-partisan, Self financing Civil Societies/Organizations, and Community Based Organizations to be accredited to conduct voter education for the 2015/2016 General elections for a period of two years.
Applicants for this service should provide relevant information including among others;
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