Revised Roadmap for 2020/2021 General Elections for Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Committees from the Parish to the National Level

The Electoral Commission has issued the following programme for conduct of elections of SIGs (Older Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Youth) Committees from the Parish to the National level as follows:

1. Compilation of Parish/Ward SIGs Registers 12th -19th August, 2020
2. Nomination of Parish/Ward SIG Committees Candidates 20th - 25th August 2020
3. Conduct of Parish/Ward SIG Committees Candidates’ Campaigns 26th-27th August, 2020
4. Polling for Parish/Ward Older Persons Committees 28th August 2020
5. Polling for Parish/Ward Persons with Disabilities Committees 31st August, 2020
6. Polling for Parish/Ward Youth Committees 2nd September, 2020
7. Compilation of Sub county, Town & Municipal Division SIGs Registers 29th August - 4th September, 2020
8. Nomination of Sub county, Town & Municipal Division, SIG Committees Candidates (OP, PWD, Youth) 7th - 8th September, 2020
9. Conduct of Sub county, Town & Municipal Division, SIGs Committees Candidates’ Campaigns (OP, PWD, Youth,) 9th – 10th September, 2020
10. Polling for Sub county, Town and Municipal Division OP Committees 11th September, 2020
11. Polling for Sub county, Town & Municipal Division PWD Committees 14th September, 2020
12. Polling for Sub county, Town & Municipal Division Youth Committees 16th September, 2020
13. Compilation of Municipal and City Division SIG Registers 12th -18th Sept 2020
14. Nomination of Municipality and City Division SIG Committees Candidates (OP, PWD, Youth) 21st - 22nd September, 2020
15. Conduct of Municipality & City Division SIG Committees Candidates’ Campaigns 23rd - 24th September, 2020
16. Polling for Municipality and City Division OP Committees 25th September, 2020
17. Polling for Municipality and City Division PWD Committees 28th September, 2020
18. Polling for Municipality and City Division Youth Committees 30th September, 2020
19. Compilation of District and City SIG Registers 26th Sept-2ndOct, 2020
20. Nomination of District and City SIG Committees Candidates 5th - 6th October, 2020
21. Conduct of District and City SIG Committees Candidates’ Campaigns (OP, PWD, Youth) 7th- 8th October, 2020
22. Polling for District and City OP Committees 12th October, 2020
23. Polling for District and City PWD Committees 14th October, 2020
24. Polling for District and City Youth Committees 16th October, 2020
25. Compilation of National Youth Register 22nd - 26th Oct 2020
26. Nomination, Campaigns and Polling for National Youth Council Committee 4th - 6th November, 2020

The Commission calls upon on all stakeholders in the electoral process for SIGs elections to carefully study the above programme and to participate in accordance with the timelines and guidelines issued for the respective activities.

Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon
Chairperson, Electoral Commission

Saturday, August 22, 2020