2021 General Election campaigns kick off. Are you registered voter?
The electoral commission has cautioned candidates and the general public to observe standard operating procedures-SOPs especially during this political season to avert the spread of COVID-19.
2021 General Election campaigns have kicked off today November 9, 2020; MP and Presidential Candidates will conclude campaigns on January 12, 2021, followed by voting on January 14, 2021.
People in Soroti eastern Uganda will today hear from Presidential Candidate Patrick Oboi Amuriat of the FDC as he starts his 2021 General Election campaigns.
11 candidates are vying for the presidency 2021-26 and below is the areas to be visited first;
National Resistance Movement-NRM’s Y T K Museveni starts in Luweero before heading to Lira and Apac, National Unity Platform-NUP’s Bobi Wine kicks off with Arua, Nebbi before heading to Kitgum, independents Lt. Gen. (rtd) Henry Tumukunde starts his campaign on Tuesday in Rukungiri, Fred Mwesigye starts in Kampala, Nancy Kalembe in Jinja while Joseph Kabuleta in Gulu.
Democratic Party-DP’s Nobert Mao and Alliance for National Transformation-ANT’s Mugisha Muntu haven’t yet submitted their campaign programmes to the commission for clearance.
62 days remaining.
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National population-about 45 million.
Total Polling Stations-34,344.