Browsing: Electoral Commission (EC)

Supreme Court Sets Date For Pre-hearing Of NUP’s Kyagulanyi’s Petition Challenging Tibuhaburwa’s Victory

The Supreme Court has set the pre-hearing date for the election petition filed by National Unity Platform’s Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine challenging Yoweri Museveni’s victory in the just-concluded presidential elections. The pre-hearing conference has been set for Thursday, February 11, 2021. This is one where parties involved in a case meet with judges…

Tears As EC Disqualifies NUP Candidate From Central Youth Elections

The Uganda Electoral Commission has disqualified the National Unity Platform-NUP central youth parliamentary candidate from the ongoing elections at the National Teacher’s College in Mubende district. The Central and Southern Region Regional Elections Officer, Robert Baine, said the NUP candidate, Moses Kasule used a voter outside the Electoral College to back his candidature. Kasule’s troubles…

Just In! Jubilant Matia Kasaija Declared Unopposed For Buyanja County Parliamentary Seat

The Uganda Electoral Commission has declared the Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija unopposed for the Buyanja County Parliamentary seat in Kibale district. The declaration follows a withdraw from his rival Paul Kyalimpa who was an independent candidate. This was confirmed by a letter dated December 7, 2020, signed by Ipeto Agrey James, Kibale District Returning…

2021 Elections: EC Releases Revised Programme For Nomination Of Candidates For Parliamentary Seats

The chairperson of the Electoral Commission Justice Simon Byabakama has released a revised programme for the nomination of candidates for Parliamentary Elections 2021. He said the development follows presentations from various stakeholders including the Parliament of Uganda. According to the program, the nominations have been rescheduled from Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th 2020, to Thursday…