EC Issues Programme for Busongora County South MP By-elections

The Electoral Commission has released a roadmap for conducting the by-election of Member of Parliament for Busongora County South Constituency in Kasese District.

According to the programme released by the EC there will be an update of the National Voters’ Register from Friday 1st July to Tuesday 5th July 2022 at update stations in each of the forty-nine (49) parishes in Busongora County South.

The Commission has appointed Tuesday 5th July 2022 as the cut-off date for applying for registration as a voter and for transfer of voting location in the County. The registration and transfer of voters from one polling station to another within Busongora County South will not take place after Tuesday 5th July 2022.

The display of the Voters’ Register will be conducted for a period of ten (10) days, that is, from Wednesday 20th July to Friday 29th July 2022, at all the one hundred (100) polling stations in Busongora County South.

The Display of Parish Tribunal Recommendations for deletion from/or inclusion on the Voters’ Register will be conducted for six (6) days, that is, from Friday 29th July to Wednesday 3rd August 2022 at the respective Parish Headquarters.

The nomination of candidates will be conducted on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th August, 2022 at the Office of the District Returning Officer, Kasese.

Nominated candidates will conduct campaign meetings for seven (7) days, that is, from Wednesday 10th August till Tuesday 16th August, 2022.

Polling and tallying of results for by-election of Member of Parliament will be conducted on Thursday 18th August, 2022.

The Parliamentary seat for Busongora County South fell vacant following a court ruling which set aside the results of the 2021 Elections.

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