Status of Submission and Verification of Presidential Supporter Forms

The Electoral Commission has verified and cleared the supporters of four aspiring candidates for the 2021 Presidential Elections. They are Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (NRM), Mwesigye Fred (Independent), Tumukunde Henry Kakurugu (Independent) and Kalembe Nancy Linda (Independent).

Section 10(b) of the Presidential Elections Act provides that a Presidential candidate’s nomination shall be supported by not less than one hundred (100) persons who are registered voters, from not less than ninety-eight (98) districts, which form two thirds (2/3) of all the districts of Uganda.

The Commission is still verifying the supporters of 18 other aspiring candidates (see table below).

The Presidential aspirants who have attained verified supporters from at least 98 Districts/Cities shall be issued with a certificate of compliance which they will present to the Returning Officer on nomination day.

The nomination of Presidential Candidates shall be conducted on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd November 2020, at Kyambogo University Sports Grounds.

1. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (National Resistance Movement – NRM), *verified & cleared*

2. Bbaale Charles (Ecological Party of Uganda – EPU), under verification

3. Tumukunde Henry Kakurugu (Independent) *verified & cleared*

4. Mwesigye Fred (Independent) *verified & cleared*

5. Mayambala Willy (Independent) under verification

6. Lugudde-Katwe Elizabeth (Independent) under verification

7. Mutono Mbulambago Robert (Independent) under verification

8. Ebetu Simon (Independent) under verification

9. Mabirizi Joseph (Independent) under verification

10. Kabuleta Kiiza Joseph (Independent) under verification

11. Yamureebire Jothan (Independent) under verification

12. Makmot Moses (Independent) under verification

13. Okoth Geoffrey (Independent) under verification

14. Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert (National Unity Platform – NUP) under verification

15. Katumba John (Independent) under verification

16. Kalembe Nancy Linda (Independent) *verified & cleared*

17. Katushemererwe Brenda (Independent) under verification

18. Amuriat Oboi Patrick (Forum for Democratic Change – FDC) under verification

19. Mugisha Muntu Gregg (Alliance for National Transformation – ANT), under verification

20. Sserunjogi Henry (Independent) under verification

21. Chemuko Wakuri Fred (Revolutionary People’s Party – RPP), under verification

22. Mirembe Phiona (Independent) under verification.

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