Electoral Commission has registered 577 new voters in Serere County ahead of
next month’s by-election.
The new voters were registered during the update of the National Voters’
Register in Serere County conducted last week. In the 2021 general elections, there were 74,464 registered voters in Serere
Sylvia Cheptegei, the Serere District Returning Officer says that 214 voters
had their particulars transferred during the update exercise.
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Moses Olepus, the LCI Chairperson of Serere Centre Cell in Serere Town County
says that some residents missed out on the update exercise because it was
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Okure Odeke, the LCI Chairperson of Ajesa Cell says they were vigilant in
ensuring that only people within Serere registered or transferred to other
polling stations within the county.
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The Serere County MP seat fell vacant after the death of Patrick Okabe in an
accident last month. More than five people have shown interest in the race including
his son, Emmanuel Omoding, and seasoned politician, Alice Alaso, among
According to the road map released by the Electoral Commission, the display of
the voters’ register will start on January 23 to February 1 in all 38
polling stations in the county.
of candidates will be conducted between February 9 and 10 and campaigns will
run for nine days starting February 13-21.