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#UgandaDecides2021: Electoral Commission kicks off Countrywide nominations for MPs

The Electoral Commission (EC) Uganda has today kicked off the 2-day exercise of nomination of candidates for Parliamentary Elections 2021.

The nominations will be conducted at the respective district/city headquarters in all the 146 districts/cities across the country, starting at 9am till 5pm on each day.

EC Spokesperson Paul Bukenya

The exercise followed the postponement that happened last week to enable aspirants formalize name changes since the mandatory deed poll process required some time.

According to the Electoral Commission spokesperson Paul Bukenya, aspirants have been warned against moving with convoys and crowds of supporters.

He adds that after nomination, there will be harmonization of campaign programs before the candidates are cleared to start canvassing for support.

Mushemeza Elijah Dickens was nominated for Sheema South Constituency as an Independent candidate

By the time of filing this reports, hundreds of candidates across the political divide had been nominated successfully as the process was ongoing.

The nomination will this Friday 16th October 2020.

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