Tumuramye, who contested as an independent candidate lost the race with 7,500 votes, while Musasizi, a candidate for the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party polled 7,790 votes. Joseph Asiimwe of the Forum for Democratic-FDC party secured only 12 votes.
Although the regions had enjoyed peace for more than ten years, following the successful disarmament of communities, it has experienced a fresh wave of cattle rustling, mainly within Karamoja and parts of Northern Uganda.
The deceased, Gloria Akino, a native of Ayer Sub-County in Kole District was found hanging inside her rental home in Akaidebe cell, Central Ward, Dokolo Town Council. The same building is housing Friends of Chicken supermarket where the deceased worked as an attendant.