The Electoral Commission appointed Wednesday 3rd February 2021 as the polling day for elections of Chairpersons and Councillors for Sub County/Town/Municipal Division.
Voting shall be by universal adult suffrage, and shall take place at all polling stations in all the Sub Counties, Town Councils and Municipal Divisions, across the country, beginning at 7:00am till 4:00pm.
Thereafter, counting of votes and declaration of results shall take place.
The Commission wishes to guide that the ballot paper for use during election of the Chairperson for Sub county/Town Council/Municipal Division will bear the following features:
1. The first column will have the full names of candidates, in alphabetical order;
2. The second column will have a colour photograph of the candidate;
3. The third column will have the name of the party and symbol, or independent candidates’ symbol;
4. The fourth column will have space where the voter will tick or place a thumbprint as a mark of choice.
Voters are advised to note that the ballot paper for the Directly-elected Councillors and Women Councillors to the Sub county/Town Council/Municipal Division will have the full names of the candidate, the symbol for the political party or independent candidate and the name of the party for party flag bearers but will not bear the photograph of the candidates.
Hajjat Aisha Lubega Basajjanaku
Deputy Chairperson/Electoral Commission