Twelve of them will contest as independents; three on the ruling National Resistance Movement party ticket; three under Forum for Democratic Change, three under the Democratic Party; two under Alliance for National Transformation and two on the National Unity Platform ticket.
Almost all candidates indicated that their focus for the campaign is on the unfulfilled pledges by the NRM government to the people of Luwero district, where the National Resistance Army waged a guerrilla war for the Liberation of Uganda.
They include Agnes Nakamya, whose arm was fractured by a teargas canister fired inside Great Valley Children’s primary school, where the crowd had pitched camp after Lusagala's nomination at 2 pm. The others are Baker Kakembo, Allen Nanziri, Justine Nalule and an unidentified minor.
Kabaziguruka is contesting again on the FDC ticket, while Ruhindi is running on the NRM ticket and Balimwezo is the official candidate of the National Unity Platform. The trio was nominated on Thursday by Kampala District Electoral Commission Chairman, Fredrick Muwaya Tibakuno.