29/02/2016: Polling Date for Chairpersons & Councillors for Municipalities and KCCA Divisions

Polling Date for Chairpersons and Councillors for Municipalities and Kampala Capital City Divisions, Wednesday, 2nd March 2016

The Electoral Commission informs candidates, voters and the general public that elections for Chairpersons and Councillors for the Municipalities and Kampala Capital City Divisions will be held on Wednesday 2nd March 2016.

Polling shall take place at all polling stations within all municipalities in Uganda, and the five (5) divisions of Kampala Capital City, starting at 7:00am and closing at 4:00pm.

During these elections, voters will cast ballots for:

  1. Municipality/City Division Chairpersons;
  2. Municipality/City Division Directly-elected Councillors, and,
  3. Municipality/City Division Women Councillors                 

Please note that the ballot papers for use during elections for the Chairpersons and Councillors of Municipality/City Division will bear the following features:

  • The first column will have the full names of each candidate, in alphabetical order;
  • The second column will have a colour photograph of each candidate;
  • The third column will have the name of the party and symbol, or independent candidates’ symbol;
  • The fourth column will have space where the voter will tick or place a thumbprint as a mark of choice.

Eng. Dr. Badru M. Kiggundu

Chairperson, Electoral Commission

Monday, February 29, 2016