Press Release

Presidential Nomination Exercise - 2016

The Electoral Commission appointed 3rd and 4th November 2015 as dates for the nomination of candidates for the 2016 Presidential Elections. There were forty eight (48) persons who picked Nomination Forms for Presidential Elections. Twelve (12) persons/parties returned the Forms to the Commission for verification. The nomination exercise which commenced yesterday Tuesday 3rd November 2015, has been concluded today, Wednesday, 4th November 2015, and the following have been successfully nominated as candidates

1. Yoweri Museveni Kaguta(National Resistance Movement)

Accreditation of National and International Media for 2016 General Elections

For purposes of transparency, the Electoral Commission shall accredit international and national media organisations to observe/report the various activities that will be undertaken during the 2016 General Elections.

The Commission, therefore, invites applications from media organisations and freelance journalists who wish to observe/report on the electoral process.

Applying media organisations shall be required to prove that their registration status with the respective regulatory authorities is up to-date.

Accredited Voter Education Providers

VOTER EDUCATION PROVIDERS ACCREDITED BY THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION TO CONDUCT VOTER EDUCATION FOR GENERAL ELECTIONS 2015/2016 AS OF 30TH JUNE, 2015

1. Abantu for Development Uganda
P.O BOX 6714, Kampala
Tel:414 532 676 / 0702 517 706 /0772 517 706
Email: abantufd@gmail.com
Area of Operation :Kampala

2. Action For Development
P.O BOX 16729
Tel:0782 885 386
Email:info@acfode.org
Area of Operation: Countrywide

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST TO CONDUCT VOTER EDUCATION

The Electoral Commission, a Constitutional Body responsible for the conduct of elections and referenda, in line with section 12(1) (g) and (i) of The Electoral Commission’s Act Cap 140, invites applications from competent Non-partisan, Self financing Civil Societies/Organizations, and Community Based Organizations to be accredited to conduct voter education for the 2015/2016 General elections for a period of two years.

 

Applicants for this service should provide relevant information including among others;

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