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DAY ONE: EC Nominates Two Candidates For Kayunga LCV By-Election

Nakweede Harriet (L) of NUP was duly nominated on Day One

Two candidates have been nominated on the first day of nominations for by-election of District Chairperson, Kayunga District Local Government. 

Nyanzi Majid (Independent) and Nakweede Harriet (NUP) were declared duly nominated by the Returning Officer Jennifer Kyobutungi at 2:26pm and 3:10pm respectively. 

Nyanzi Majid (Independent) was duly nominated

The categories to be filled during these by-elections include: District Chairperson for Kayunga District; District Women Councilors; District Directly Elected Councilors; Municipality Directly Elected Councilors; Municipality Women Councilors; Sub-county Chairpersons; Sub-county Directly Elected Councilors; Sub-County Women Councilors; and Councilors representing Special Interest Groups (SIGs) (People with Disabilities; Older Persons, Workers and Youth).

According to EC, the nomination exercise will end on Tuesday 30th November 2021.

Candidates’ campaign meetings will be conducted for a period of thirteen (13) days, that is, from 2nd to 14th December 2021.

Polling and tallying of results for elections of Councillors representing Special Interest Groups (SIGs) shall take place on Wednesday 15th December 2021.

Meanwhile, polling for the District Chairperson, Kayunga, and other Local Government Councils shall take place on Thursday 16th December 2021, at all polling stations in the affected electoral areas, EC has said.

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