Those whose nomination was cancelled include Sophie Malinga, Dinah Eveline Akongot, Jessica Asio, Naume Ekwenare, Ketty Akello, and Mary Goretti Kitaka. According to the Electoral Commission, all the six had discrepancies in their paperwork, which upon scrutiny led to a conclusion that they were erroneously nominated.
They include Nusura Tiperu, a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement, Former Terego County MP Kassiano Wadri Ezati, Bruce Musema, a candidate for the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC, Kennedy Madira, a candidate from the Democratic Party and Jaffer Alekua of Justice Forum-JEMA.
Three candidates were on Monday nominated on day one for the Butaleja District Parliamentary by-election. The candidates include two independent candidates Betty Hamba and Munaba Perusi, who is former Deputy Mayor of Makindye Division in Kampala and Felistus Namwihiri, the FDC party flag bearer.