According to the Electoral Commission, the Presidential Elections Act (Amendment 2020) clearly prohibits candidates from donate to voters during campaign time. The amendment arose from the Supreme Court's command to ensure that even the incumbent president does not make donations during campaign time under the guise of conducting presidential activities.
Bahati told parliament that although they had planned for elections as soon as the districts became operational, the processes were constrained by lack of finances. The government requires up to 2.4 billion Shillings to conduct elections in the new districts.
An independent candidate in Njeru municipal mayoral race Aziz Junju has torn registers at kasanja zone polling station after finding out that they do not bare photos onto the names the way it is supposed to be.
By-elections for Buhweju District MP and Bukanga County Members of Parliament will cost UGX 396 and UGX 383 million respectively while the election of professional body councillors in KCCA is estimated to cost UGX 35 million.