The Electoral Commission has approved the electoral programme for by-election of Member of Parliament for Igara East Constituency, Bushenyi District.
According to the organization spokes Person Jotham Taremwa, the programme will commence with an update of the National Voters’ Register from 30th October to 3rd November 2017, at update stations in each of the twenty seven (27) parishes in Igara East Constituency.
The Commission has also set Friday 3rd November 2017 as the cut-off date for registration of voters in the district. Registration and transfer of voters from one polling station to another within Igara East Constituency will not be conducted after this date.
The display of Voters’ Register will be conducted from 13th to 22nd November 2017, at all the polling stations in Igara East Constituency, while nominations will be conducted on 22nd and 23rd November 2017.
Campaigns will be held from 26th November to 12th December 2017 and polling will be on 14th December 2017.
The Igara East seat fell vacant when the Court of Appeal nullified the election of former MP, Andrew Martial, on 3rd October 2017.