Programme for the Conduct of Women Councils and Committees Elections 2017

The Electoral Commission has approved the programme for the elections of Women Councils and Committees Elections from the Village to the National level as follows:

Village/Cell (LC I) Level
No Activity Period
1. Compilation of Village Women’s Register 26th – 30th October 2017
2. Display of the Village Women’s Register 31st Oct – 1st Nov 2017
3. Nomination of candidates for election of five (5) Members of the Village Women’s Committee 6th–7th November 2017
4. Candidates’ Campaigns for election of Village Women Committee 8th-13th November 2017
5. Polling Day for Election of five (5) Members of Village Women Committee (lining, counting, filling forms and declaration) 14th November 2017
Parish/Ward Level
1. Compilation of Parish/Ward (LC II) Women’s Register 22nd-23rdNovember2017
2. Display of Parish/Ward (LC II) Women’s Register 24th-27th November2017
3. Nomination of Candidates for Parish/Ward Women Committee 28th-29th November 2017
4. Candidates’ Campaigns for Parish/Ward (LCII)Women Committee 29th-30th November 2017
5. Polling Day for Election of Parish/Ward (LC II) Women Committee 1st December 2017
Sub-County/Town/Municipal Division Level
1. Compilation of Sub-County/Town/Municipal Div Women’s Register 8th December 2017
2. Display of Sub-County/Town/Municipal Div Women’s Register 11th-12thDecember 2017
3. Nomination of Candidates for election of Sub-County/Town /Municipal Division Women Committee 13th December 2017
4. Candidates’ Campaigns for election of Sub-County/Town /Municipal Division Women Committee 14th-18thDecember 2017
5. Polling Day for Election of Sub-County/Town/Municipal Division Women Committee 19th December 2017
District/City Level
1. Compilation of District/City Women’s Register 8th-9th January 2018
2. Display of District/City Women’s Register 10th-11th January 2018
3. Nomination of Candidates for District/City Women Committee 12th January 2018
4. Candidates’ Campaigns for District/City Women Committee 15th-16th January 2018
5. Polling Day for Election of District/City Women Committee 17th January 2018
National Conference for Election of the National Women Committee
1. Display of the National Women’s Register 29th-30th January 2018
2. National Conference for the National Women Committee Elections 31stJan - 1stFeb 2018

The Electoral Commission calls upon all stakeholders in this electoral process to participate in the above activities in accordance with the guidelines for these elections.   Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon Chairperson, Electoral Commission  

Thursday, August 24, 2017