Press Release

Clarification on Requirement for Resignation Before Nominations for LC I Elections

Reference is made to our guidelines on elections for LC 1 and LC2 Chairpersons.

The Electoral Commission wishes to clarify that the right of Public Officers to contest in LC1 and LC2 elections without resigning their offices was removed by Section 1 of the Local Government (Amendments) Act (No.2) 2006, which deleted Section 116(6) (b) thereof.

Friday, June 29, 2018

EC Sets Dates for Updating Village Residents’ Registers

The Electoral Commission appointed Friday 22nd to Monday 25th June 2018, as the period during which willing village residents will register to participate in Administrative Unit (LC I) , and Women Councils and Committees Elections. During this period, eligible and willing residents shall turn up in person at the registration centre within the village of residence to register in order to participate in the elections set for 10th July 2018.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Adjusted Programme for Nomination of Candidates in Bugiri

The Electoral Commission informs political parties, aspiring independent candidates and their supporters, that the nomination of candidates for Parliamentary Elections will be conducted for two days, that is, Tuesday 5th June and Wednesday 6th June 2018, while nomination of candidates for Local Government Councils Elections will be conducted for a period of three days, that is from Tuesday 5th June to Thursday 7th June 2018.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

EC sets dates for LC I Elections

The Electoral Commission has released the programme for resumption of Administrative Units (Village and Parish Level) and Women Councils and Committees (Village to National Level) Elections, 2018.

The programme will commence with an update of the Village Residents’ Register from 22nd to 25th June 2018, at registration centers in each of the 60,801 villages across Uganda.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Programme for Parliamentary and Local Gov't Elections in Butebo and Pallisa 2018

The Electoral Commission has approved the programme (attached) for election of District Chairperson Butebo District and by-election of Woman Representative to Parliament for Pallisa District, and Elections in Lower Local Government, including Special Interest Groups. 

Friday, May 4, 2018

Electoral Areas Where Elections Shall be Conducted, 2018

The Electoral Commission has released the list of newly-created Municipalities, Sub Counties and Town Councils, located in fifty three districts, where elections for the following positions will be conducted: 

Friday, April 27, 2018

Electoral Commission Sets Dates for Rukungiri District Woman MP Polls

The Electoral Commission has released the electoral programme for by-election of District Woman Representative to Parliament for Rukungiri District.

The programme will commence with an update of the National Voters’ Register from 16th April to 20th April 2018, at update stations in each of the eighty seven (87) parishes and wards in Rukungiri District.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Clarification on the National Voters’ Register for Jinja Municipality East Constituency

The Electoral Commission has noted with concern the misleading allegations made by Mr. Mwiru Paul, one of the candidates in the on-going by-election of Member of Parliament for Jinja Municipality East Constituency, Jinja District, concerning the integrity of the Voters Register for the Constituency.

Mr. Mwiru alleges that the National Voters’ Register for Jinja Municipality East has been inflated with two thousand and seventy two (2,072) ghost voters. He also falsely claims that three hundred and five (305) voters have been wrongly deleted from the Register.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Demarcation of Electoral Areas and Re-organisation of Polling Stations in Newly-created Municipalities, Town Councils and Sub Counties, 2018

The Electoral Commission has appointed Tuesday 20th February to Saturday 24th February 2018 as the period for Demarcation of Electoral Areas for Local Government Councils and Re-organisation of Polling Stations in newly-created Municipalities, Municipal Divisions, Town Councils and Sub Counties, Wards and Parishes which became effective on 1st July 2016 and 1st July 2017.

The newly-created Municipalities, Municipal Divisions, Town Councils and Sub Counties, Wards and Parishes in eighty three districts are indicated in the attached list.

Monday, February 19, 2018

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