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EC Conducting a 2021 Election Low Voter Turnout Survey elections in uganda 2

Urban districts have always registered a low voter turnout. For instance, in the January 2021 presidential election, Kampala had a 43 percent voter turnout. In 2016, it polled 51.48 percent, 41.52 per cent in 2011, 58.7 per cent in 2006.
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Nov 18th Riot Victims: Relatives Missing Irreplaceable Lives Lost, Financial Support 2020 election riots 1 5 Top story

According to Namatovu, because of her hearing impairment, her deceased son was a vital part of her life matrix since he served as her interpreter. Representing people with disabilities at Kawempe Division Council, she has already tested the perils of her son’s demise. “Now, the people I represent quarrel because they call and no one picks, they say I am not working,” she said.
15:33
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Attempting to Fight Fake News, EC Tweet Data That Doesn’t Add Up 2

EC spokesperson Paul Bukenya says they are looking into the issue and will give an explanation of the figures on its genuine declaration form, which don’t add up. The tweet has been a sensation with many people referring to it as an indication of manipulated election results.
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Mwesigye's Team Rejects EC Tally Which Gave him Zero Votes at His Polling Station 4 1

Mwesigye cast his vote at Banga-Nakiwogo Playground (L-NAJ) polling station. The polling station is located in Division A, Entebbe Municipality within the vicinity of Special Forces Command (SFC) army barracks. This is where Mwesigye cast his vote, in the company of his wife Fausta Nansubug, and his Electoral Commission bodyguards.
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Fear, Mistrust Stopped Kampala Residents from Voting 7 1

A common thread from responses of people who never voted, and community leaders in areas that had a low voter turnout are panic that there was going to violence after the election, which prompted people to run to their countryside homes and belief that elections cannot result in change.
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EC Demands Statements on Election Results Anomalies from Returning Officers 1 2

The Electoral Commission (EC) says it has taken interest in issues raised by Uganda Radio Network (URN) from data analysis of election results.
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6,000 Invalid Votes Traced in Districts Where EC Recorded None 1

But Declaration Forms from the same districts that were collected by National Unity Platform (NUP) agents all have a collection of invalid votes. Our tally, based on the figures on the declaration forms shows that there were 6,443 invalid votes from the three districts.
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409 Polling Stations had 100% Voter Turnout, Giving Museveni 95.8% 2 2

President Museveni polled 161, 864 votes at these polling stations representing 95.8 percent of votes cast, with all other candidates including Willy Mayambala with 14 ballots cast in his favour, at least getting some votes at the 409 stations. These polling stations had 1,354 invalid votes.
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Tumukunde Given 825 Votes in Areas Where He Never Had Votes 1 5

The election final tally sheet shows that Tumukunde won Entebbe Comprehensive Secondary School [A-BUS] with 371 votes representing 62 per cent of the total votes cast and Kawafu Namagembe's Place (NAM-Z) with 454 votes representing 51 per cent of the total votes cast.
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More than 50,000 People Voted for President, Skipped Woman MP in Three Districts 1

In Kiruhura—the president’s home district—Museveni polled 23,130 more votes than the people who voted for the Woman MP. He scored 75,483, representing 98.76 of votes cast, in the district that had a voter turnout of 93. 91 per cent.
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EC Tally Gave Museveni Zero at Stations Where He Polled 252 Votes 1 3 Top story

But according to interviews conducted with more than a dozen people from the two villages, Museveni did not score zero in the area: he scored 100 votes at St. Kizito Primary School (N-Z) and 152 votes at Nyambulie, giving him a total of 252 votes.
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Two Months to Election, EC Added 440,000 Voters on Register 1 1 Top story

The EC Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama says these were voters whose eligibility had been contested. For instance, he says some people were thought to have left the areas but later surfaced while some were even candidates in the same areas.
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Museveni Scored 100% at 368 Polling Stations in Three Districts 1 1 Top story

Museveni scoring 100 percent at a polling station in Kiruhura isn’t unprecedented. But the magnitude is unmatched, if compared to scores of the previous elections. For instance, in the 2016 election, Museveni scored 100 percent at 'only' 141 polling stations, most of them were in Kiruhura, while others were in Nakaseke.
19:06
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How Western Uganda Delivered Victory to Museveni 2 Top story

President Museveni scored more than 70 percent in 51 districts, polling 2.69 million votes of the 3.21 million valid votes cast in these districts. This score represents about 44 percent of 6.04 million votes Museveni polled in the January 14th presidential, according to final presidential election results released by the Electoral Commission today.
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Tracking the Money and Charm That Never Won Museveni Votes in Kampala 2

But tracking Museveni’s donations in Kampala and analysing what technocrats said were likely cost implications of the president's policies over the last three years, this article is an attempt to compute the cost of Museveni’s charm offensive scheme strategy that didn’t deliver votes in Kampala. The analysis reveal Museveni’s charm offensive strategy to win voters the city may have costed more than UGX 50 billion.
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A Week After Presidential Election, EC Hasn’t Published Results 1 2

There were indications that results were about to be uploaded on the EC website; on Wednesday, a section of the 2021 General Elections results was created on the EC site. This section, which was under Elections and Results has now been deleted.
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Why Gain in MPs is Opposition’s Main Achievement From Last Week's Election 2 1

The opposition increase in percentage and number is due to the impact of National Unity Platform (NUP), the newest opposition party which won 58 seats in its first contest on Uganda’s political scene. As a corollary of its win, NUP will hold office of the leader of opposition in the 11th parliament.
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Polling Station With Only 9 Voters 1 1

Muurugutu said that there are many voters in the parish who may have not registered or who preferred to vote in other parishes because Electoral Commission allows voters to select where they would want to vote from.
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Why Mao is Key Factor in How Acholi Sub-Region Votes 6 1

Mao told Uganda Radio Network that people of Acholi can only send a strong message that they are unhappy by voting for him. Voting him, Mao argue will be Acholi’s contribution to the struggle of liberating Uganda. But he hastened to say that he will not complain if Acholi people don’t vote him.
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Museveni has Always Won Western Uganda: Will he Win It Again? 1 8

Besigye’s score in western Uganda is a contrast of his performance in other regions, except Karamoja, where he managed to perform impressively, winning many districts or losing by a small margin.
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