Programme for By-election of Member of Parliament for Upper Madi County

The Electoral Commission has approved the programme for by-election of Member of Parliament for Upper Madi County, Arua District, as follows:

No. Activities Period
1. Update of the National Voters’ Register 8th-12th May ,2017

2.

Cut Off date for registration of voters and transfer of voting location in Upper Madi County

12th May, 2017

3.

Recruitment of officials to conduct Display of the Voters’ Register

15th-16th May, 2017

4.

Display of lists of recruited Display officials at the Office of the District Returning Officer and sub county headquarters

16th-21st May,2017

5.

Consultative Meeting with stakeholders in Upper Madi County

8th May, 2017

6.

Training of Display Officers, VLS Officials, Supervisors and issuance of appointment letters

20th – 21st May, 2017

7.

Display of Voters’ Register at Polling Stations in Upper Madi Cty

22nd  – 31st May, 2017

8.

Display of Parish Tribunal Recommendations for deletion from or inclusion on the Voters’ Register at the parish headquarters

5th – 12th June 2017

9.

Nomination of Candidates at Arua District Headquarters

31st May – 1st June

10.

Period for inspection of candidates’ nomination papers and lodging of complaints

31st May -5th June 2017

11.

Returning Officer’s Meeting with candidates to harmonize campaign programmes and formation of Liaison Committees

2nd June, 2017

12.

Campaigns

5th  - 20th June ,2017

13.

Recruitment of polling day officials (to include written interview)

31st May - 1st June

14.

Production and issuance of accreditation tags to Political Parties and Organisations and accredited observers

2nd  - 20th June, 2017

15.

Display of names of polling day officials for inspection at Office of the Returning Officer and Sub-county Headquarters

31st May – 12th June,2017

16.

Issuance of Voter Location Slips (VLS) by Parish Supervisors

19th  -21st June, 2017

17.

Training of Polling officials, Tally Clerks, Candidates’ agents and issuance of appointment letters

19th - 20th June 2017

18.

Polling Day and Tallying of results

22nd June, 2017

The Electoral Commission calls on all stakeholders in Upper Madi County to participate in the above activities in

accordance with the guidelines for the by-election.

Hon. Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon

Chairperson, Electoral Commission             

Friday, May 5, 2017