By-Election of Directly Elected MP for Aruu North County, Pader District

The Electoral Commission has approved the programme for by-election of Member of Parliament for Aruu North County, Pader District, as follows:

No. Activities Period
1. Update of the National Voters’ Register 22nd – 27th February
2. Cut Off date for registration of voters and transfer of voting location in Aruu Update of the Voters Register. 27th February 2017
3. Recruitment of officials to conduct Display of Voters’ Register at polling stations 2nd – 3rd March 2017
4. Display of lists of recruited Display officials at the Office of the District Returning Officer and sub county headquarters 2nd - 6th March
5. Consultative Meeting with stakeholders 24th February 2017
6. Training of Display Officers, VLS Officials, Supervisors and issuance of appointment letters 6th – 7th March
7. Display of Voter’s Registers at Polling Stations 9th - 20th March
8. Display of Parish Tribunal Recommendations for deletion from or inclusion on the Voters’ Register at the parish headquarters 22nd - 27th March

Nomination of Candidates at Pader District Headquarters

9th - 10th March

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

9th - 14th March


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

11th March 2017



13th March - 3rd April


Recruitment of polling day officials (includes written interview)

18th - 20th March


Production and issuance of accreditation tags to Political Parties and Organisations

15th - 28th March


Display of names of polling day officials for inspection at Office of the Returning Officer and Sub-county Headquarters

20th – 25th March


Issuance of Voter Location Slips (VLS) by Parish Supervisors

31st March -  3rd April


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

3rd - 4th April 2017


Polling Day and Tallying of results

6th April 2017

The Electoral Commission calls on all stakeholders in Aruu North County to participate in the above activities in accordance with the guidelines for the by-election.

Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon

Chairperson, Electoral Commission

Air Jordan

Wednesday, February 15, 2017