By Spy Uganda
In preparation for conducting by-elections for Local Government Councils, including Special Interest Groups (SIGS), in electoral areas across the country where vacancies exist, the Electoral Commission has appointed 11th July to 20th July 2022 as the period for display of the National Voters’ Register.
The display of the Voters’ Register shall begin at 8:00 am and end at 6:00 pm on each day, including weekends, at each polling station in the affected electoral areas across the country.
In preparation for conducting the by-election of Member of Parliament for Gogonyo County Constituency in Pallisa District, the Electoral Commission has appointed 12th to 21st July 2022 as the period for display of the National Voters' Register. @PaulBukenya#GogonyoByElection pic.twitter.com/6ioTjMsgUL
— Electoral Commission- Uganda (@UgandaEC) July 10, 2022
During this exercise, Voters’ Registers for the following Special Interest Groups (SIGs) will be displayed in particular electoral areas where vacancies for the respective elective positions exist:
1. Register for the Youths;
2. Registers of Persons with Disability (PWD); and,
3. Registers of Older Persons.
The purpose of this display exercise is to enable voters to check for the correctness of their particulars on the respective Voters’ Register.
After the display exercise, the lists of all persons recommended for deletion from/or inclusion on the Voters’ Register will also be displayed for a period of six (6) days, that is, from 22nd to 27th July 2022, at the respective parishiward headquarters within the affected electoral areas.
According to the Commission, this is an important exercise, which could determine whether you vote on poling day or not, therefore, you need to go and check for the correctness of your particulars on the Register.