Press Release

Extension of Update of National Voters’ Register for Kalungu District

Due to higher numbers of the applicants at the update centers since the beginning of the exercise, the Electoral Commission has found it necessary and taken a decision to extend the update period, by an additional three (3) days.

Accordingly, the update exercise which commenced on Monday 10th July, and was scheduled to close today, Friday, 14th July 2017, will now go on until Monday 17th July 2017, after which, there will be no further extension.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Programme for By-election of Kalungu LC V Chairperson

The Electoral Commission has approved the electoral programme for by-election of District Chairperson for Kalungu District.
The programme will commence with an update of the National Voters’ Register from Monday 10th July up to Friday 14th July 2017, at update stations in each parish throughout Kalungu District.
The Commission has appointed Friday 14th July as the cut-off date for registration of voters in the district. Registration and transfer of voters from one polling station to another within Kalungu District will not be conducted after this date.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Elections of Interim District Chairpersons in Newly Created Districts

The Electoral Commission has appointed Monday 3rd July 2017, as the date for election of Interim District Chairperson in each of the newly created districts of Bunyangabu, Butebo, Kyotera, Namisindwa, Pakwach and Rukiga.

The elections shall be held at the respective headquarters of the newly created districts between 9:00am and 4:00pm.

The following guidelines shall apply to the election of the Interim District Chairperson:

1. Composition of the Interim Councils in Newly Created District

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Programme for By-election of Representatives of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) to Parliament

Programme for By-Election of Representatives of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) to Parliament, 2017 

The Electoral Commission has approved the programme for by-election of two (2) Representatives of

Persons With Disabilities (PWDs), as follows:

Monday, June 12, 2017

EC Puts Tororo LC V By-election on Hold

By-Election Process for Tororo District Chairperson The Electoral Commission rolled out the electoral programme for the conduct of the by-election of the District Chairperson, Tororo District Local Government on the 3rd May, 2017 with a Stakeholders' Meeting. During the meeting, the leadership of Tororo County requested the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission for a meeting in their area. On 19th May, 2017, the Commission held a meeting with the leadership of Tororo County as per their invitation following the roll out of the by-election programme.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Programme for By-Election of Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East Constituency

Electoral Programme for By-Election of Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East Constituency, Wakiso District

a. Introduction The vacancy of the Directly-elected Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East Constituency, Wakiso District occurred following a court nullification of the election of former Member of Parliament.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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