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Landslide For Museveni In Napak, Moroto

President Yoweri Museveni scored huge victories in Moroto and Napak districts gaining 20,240 and 29,148 respectively.
Relatives help a sickly women to vote in Moroto on Feb 18, 2016
President Yoweri Museveni scored huge victories in Moroto and Napak districts gaining 20,240 and 29,148 respectively.

 

This gives him 93.7% of the total votes cast, miles ahead of his closest rival, FDC candidate Dr Kizza Besigye, who only managed 3.2% in the two districts. Besigye, who is challenging Museveni for the fourth time, got 1,270 and 940 votes in the two respective districts.

 

In the two districts, Maureen Kyalya got more votes than the other five candidates including former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi. Kyalya garnered 334 and 301 votes respectively, giving her 0.97%. Mbabazi, on the other hand polled 169 votes in Moroti, while in Napak he managed 223 votes giving him 0.7%.

 

Prof. Venancius Baryamureeba managed 0.4%, polling 230 and 138 votes in the two districts. Dr Abed Bwanika scored a similar percentage, polling 155 and 130 votes respectively.

 

Joseph Mabirizi got 182 votes in Moroto and 138 votes in Napak, which translates to 0.4% of the total votes in the two districts.

 

The Moroto results were released by Joyce Achan, the district returning officer. In Napak, Julius Ogwang, the district returning officer said the district had 43,605 registered voters with only 34, 365 turning up to vote yesterday.

 

Name of Candidates

Amudat

%

Nakapiripirit

%

Moroto

%

Napak

%

Kotido

%

Abim

%

Kabong

%

Yoweri Museveni

20,240

29,148

93.7

Besigye Kizza

1,270

940

3.2

JP Mbabazi

169

223

0.7

Abed Bwanika

155

130

0.4

Baryamureba

230

138

0.4

Mabirizi Joseph

182

138

0.4

Kyalya

334

301

0.97

Benon Biraro

84

90

0.3

Total

 

Above are final results released by Joyce Achan and Julius Ogwang Moroto and Napak districts returning officers respectively.

Napak district had 43,605 registered voters with only 34, 365 voted on Feb 18tt representing 80.35 percent.

Parliamentary voter turn up was 34,394 out of 43,605 representing 78.81 percent.

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