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23:08
23:08

Crowds Overwhelm Officials at Kololo Tally Centre SOPs 1

In all the five tents of Rubaga, Kampala Central, Makindye, Nakawa and Kawempe are occupied to capacity, with more than 800 people, while hundreds are standing outside waiting for the declaration of winners. Hundreds of others are stranded at the gate.
20:11
20:11

Voting in Part of Rukungiri Municipality Suspended Over Photo Mismatch

According to Abas Namara, the Rukungiri district returning Officer, the ballot papers were exchanged with those from Fort portal, necessitating the suspension of the exercise for those specific positions until further notice.
19:53
19:53

High Voter Turn Up in Kitgum Municipality Mayoral Elections 3 1

At Ayul A South Tecwa polling station in Pager Division, a total of 120 people had cast their votes by 11 a.m. out of the 559 registered voters at the polling station. Vicky Adyero, the presiding officer at the polling station also reiterated that the numbers are higher than what they registered last week.
19:27
19:27

Candidates Besiege Luwero NRM Offices Accusing Officials of Embezzlement 3 1

Luwero district NRM offices received 36 million shillings but till now, no single contestant has received any of the money. But Zenar Nasur, the Luwero NRM Vice Chairperson says that they received the money and used it for mobilization for Local Government elections.
18:48
18:48

Makindye Candidates Opt for Social Media, SMS to mobilise Voters

Perusi Munaaba, the only female candidate contesting against 10 men for the mayoral seat said that it was important to mobilise voters through WhatsApp and Short Message Services because many had no idea about today's polls. Munaana tapped into youths, business and women social media groups in various parishes, where she sent messages.
18:33
18:33

Heavy Rains Delayed Voter Counting in Rukungiri Municipality

Dirlisa Kataryeba, an election monitor for the opposition Forum for Democratic-FDC party, said that by the time rain started, people were still in lines and left immediately it started. Kataryeba says although the voter turnout was low, the voting process went on well.
17:57
17:57

Several Arrested Over Election Violence in Mwenge North 1 Top story

Kyenjojo District Police Commander – DPC, Julius Banganza, says several people engaged in electoral violence on Sunday and this morning leading to their arrest.
17:43
17:43

Non-Registered Voters Cast Ballot for Absent Colleagues in Nansana 2 1

Sserwanga notes that he identified many youths, older men and women. He, however, says since most of the people, presented voter location slips his caution was taken lightly with some people saying that the accused persons might have changed their polling stations.
17:29
17:29

We Shall Vacate Kyagulanyi Residence - Police Magere. 1 1

Ssebagala Edward a diehard of Kyagulanyi and a resident of Gayaza in Kasangati town council in Wakiso District said when they heard that court had directed security to vacate their president’s home, they came hoping to see their president but they were turned away by security.
17:18
17:18

Police Halts Voting at Mukono Polling Station 4

Upon examination of the voter’s register, police discovered and polling agents of several opposition candidates discovered a mismatch between the voting data recorded by the Biometric machines and that on the voter’s registrar.
14:43
14:43

Two Presiding Officers Arrested in Lugazi for Ballot Stuffing 1 1

The two stations are Moneko and Kololo-Luseeta all in Kawolo division. Presiding officers for Moneko Henry Kafuko and Sula Muganga for Kololo have been arrested with three boxes each full of pre-ticked ballot papers.
14:22
14:22

Hundreds Camp at Soroti Court as Hearing of Election Petitions Starts MP David Abala 1 Top story

Achayo is protesting the results announced by Peter Toddu, the Ngora District Returning Officer on January 15th, 2021. Through her lawyer, Halid Salim, Achayo wants a recount of the votes that she argues will be in her favour.
14:18
14:18

Presiding Officer Attacked for Issuing Two Ballot Papers to One Voter 1

One voter became suspicious and tasked the presiding officer only identified as Ruth to display the ballot papers she had given to another voter. But she did not heed to the call, annoying those in the queue who surrounded her within a minute.
13:37
13:37

Candidates Continue Campaigning as Elections Take Place in Masaka

In Kimanya-Kabonera and Nyendo-Mukungwe divisions of the newly created Masaka City, candidates and their agents are still traversing communities urging people to vote for them.
13:28
13:28

Voting Continues in Kitgum with One Non Candidate on Ballot Papers 2

Trouble started after voters realized the ballot papers for the directly elected councilors IV for Westland A ward in Kitgum Municipal Council had photos of a candidate who was instead contesting for the electoral area as councilor III for Central division.
13:12
13:12

No Ballot Papers for Directly Elected Councillors in Kumi, Soroti Soroti City 3 1

Although voting opened across the two divisions in Soroti, there were no ballot papers for all the 25 wards in the city, causing anxiety among voters and candidates who wanted the entire exercise to be called off. But after consultations, the election was reopened for only the Division Mayors and Women representatives.
12:50
12:50

Three Polling Agents Arrested in Kira Division over Last Minute Campaign

"These NUP and FDC agents were campaigning at the polling station and calling voters promising to give them money if they come and vote. We had no option but to call security officers who came on time and arrested them," said David Byakatonda, the polling agent of Mamerito.
12:47
12:47

Low Voter Turnout Underwhelms Rukungiri

Muguma Rolland Kaginda, a voter at Rukungiri town p/s polling station attributed the low voter turn up to electoral commission for failing to do civil education about the value of voting
12:32
12:32

In Bundibugyo, 39,416 Registered Voters Missed Presidential Election 2 1

According to the Declaration of Results forms from Bundibugyo District Electoral Commission office, only 29,419 of the 44, 584 registered voters from Bughendera participated in the election of the President. Similarly, only 44, 637 out of the 68,888 registered voters in Bwamba were able to vote.
Jan 2021 31 results