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Kyagulanyi Takes Kalangala District

Forum for Democratic Change-FDC's Patrick Amuriat Oboi got 95 votes (0.52 per cent), and Democratic Party's Nobert Mao had only 40 votes (0.22 per cent) from across the district. Gen Mugisha Muntu and Henry Tumukunde polled 35 votes each while Nancy Linda Kalembe and John Katumba had 28 votes each.
The National Unity Platform-NUP's Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has secured a majority vote in Kalangala district. Kyagulanyi polled 13, 121 (72.3 per cent) votes ahead of the incumbent Yoweri Museveni who secured 5,275 votes, a margin of 7,846 votes.  According to the results, 18,141 voters participated in the elections. 

Forum for Democratic Change-FDC's Patrick Amuriat Oboi got 95 votes (0.52 per cent), and Democratic Party's Nobert Mao had only 40 votes (0.22 per cent) from across the district. Gen Mugisha Muntu and Henry Tumukunde polled 35 votes each while, Nancy Linda Kalembe and John Katumba had 28 votes each. There were 16 votes in the Kitty for Fred Mwesigye, 13 for Joseph Kabuleta and five for Willy Mayambala.  

Kalangala district has a total of 35, 465 registered voters and 90 polling stations. But of the 18,141 votes cast, 1,000 were invalid or rejected and 192 were spoilt, according to results released by Edmund Misango, the Kalangala District Returning Officer at the district's tally centre this evening.  

Voters held processions with the three victorious parliamentary candidates from the district tally centre to parts of Kalangala town council to celebrate despite warnings from police officers that large gatherings are banned at the moment.

Meanwhile, Kyagulanyi is also leading in some  polling stations in Entebbe municipality,  Busiro South county and Mazinga sub-county in Kalangala district. Busiro South county has a total of 149, 399 voters and over 200 polling stations. 

In 15 polling stations, particularly in Abaita Ababiri, Kitala, Mpala, Kitende, Nkumba, Kabaale B and Bussi sub-county, Kyagulanyi had an early lead with the incumbent President Yoweri Museveni trailing in second place, followed by Democratic Party-DP's Nobert Mao, Patrick Oboi Amuriat, Mugisha Muntu and Nancy Kalembe.

A total of 10,100 out of the 11,307 registered voters voted in the 15 polling stations which include Entebbe Umea Primary School playground, Kitala polling station, Bussi sub-county, Kabaale B Kanisa polling station (A-NAJ) and Kabaale B Kanisa polling station (NAK-Z). Of which, Kyagulanyi polled 6,018 votes, Museveni 1,895 votes, Mao 12 votes, Amuriat 11 votes, Muntu 8 votes while Kalembe and Katumba got three votes each. Mwesigye got one vote while the rest polled zero votes.

Kyagulanyi's biggest wins in the above polling stations were at Kitala polling station where he polled 3,103 votes while Museveni got 824 votes, 929 votes against Museveni's 295 votes at Entebbe Umea Primary School playground.

In Entebbe municipality with 55,515 voters,  by 10 pm Kyagulanyi was leading in seven of the 74 polling stations including Katabi Town Council playground where he got 115 votes against Museveni's 82, Banga-Nakiwogo (A-M) polling station, he got 205 votes while Museveni got 71 votes and Mao polled 4 votes. At Banga-Nakiwogo (NAK-NZ) polling station with 812 registered voters, Kyagulanyi polled 115 votes, Museveni got 114 votes and Mao got one vote. 

At the three polling stations in Kitooro Leisure Park with a total of 2,515 registered voters, Kyagulanyi polled 589 votes against Museveni's 301 votes. At  Entebbe Comprehensive SSS (A-BUS) polling station with 955 voters, Kyagulanyi polled 200, Museveni got 148 votes, Muntu (7 votes), Kalembe (2 votes) and Katumba got one vote. The rest of the candidates got zero votes.

At Entebbe Comprehensive SSS (NSU-SEM) polling station with 867 voters, Kyagulanyi polled 330 votes, Museveni 85 votes, Muntu (3 votes), Katumba (2 votes) while Kalembe and Kabuleta got a vote each. 

In Mazinga sub-county in Kalangala district, Kyagulanyi was also leading in six of the nine polling stations by 9 pm on Thursday. The sub-county has nine polling stations that have a total of 3,008 voters. Kyagulanyi polled a total of 834 votes against Museveni's 184 votes in the polling stations at Lujjubwa, Gunga, Kikwiri, Nkose-Katooke, Mirindi and Kyeserwa.