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Municipality Elections Will Be Free and Fair, No Need to Worry – Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has continued to remind political parties, candidates, voters and the general public that Monday 25th January 2021, was appointed the polling day for elections of Chairpersons, Directly Elected Councillors and Women Councilors for Municipality and City Division.

According to the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama, Voting shall be by universal adult suffrage, and shall take place at all polling stations in the respective Municipalities and City Divisions across the country, beginning at 7:00am till 4:00pm.

Thereafter, counting of votes and declaration of results shall take place.

“Political parties and independent candidates are encouraged to officially appoint and station their agents at polling stations in the above electoral areas where the elections will be conducted.” Byabakama stated.

Other than observing the exercise, candidates’ agents shall not be expected to interfere with the polling process.

All persons participating in the elections shall be required to comply with guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission in accordance with the Government of Uganda and Ministry of Health measures against the spread of COVID-19.

This includes observing social distancing, hand washing, and wearing of masks.

LIST OF MUNICIPALITIES/CITY DIVISIONS IN UGANDA

No.DISTRICT/CITY NAMECOUNTY CODECOUNTY NAME
 APAC251APAC MUNICIPALITY
 BUSHENYI181BUSHENYI-ISHAKA MUNICIPALITY
 IGANGA184IGANGA MUNICIPALITY
 KABALE025KABALE MUNICIPALITY
 KAMPALA034KAMPALA CENTRAL DIVISION
 KAMPALA035KAWEMPE DIVISION
 KAMPALA036MAKINDYE DIVISION
 KAMPALA037NAKAWA DIVISION
 KAMPALA038RUBAGA DIVISION
 KAMULI238KAMULI MUNICIPALITY
 KAPCHORWA239KAPCHORWA MUNICIPALITY
 KASESE185KASESE MUNICIPALITY
 KISORO241KISORO MUNICIPALITY
 KITGUM242KITGUM MUNICIPALITY
 KOTIDO256KOTIDO MUNICIPALITY
 KUMI244KUMI MUNICIPALITY
 MASINDI186MASINDI MUNICIPALITY
 MOROTO071MOROTO MUNICIPALITY
 MUBENDE248MUBENDE MUNICIPALITY
 MUKONO187MUKONO MUNICIPALITY
 NEBBI252NEBBI MUNICIPALITY
 NTUNGAMO188NTUNGAMO MUNICIPALITY
 RUKUNGIRI189RUKUNGIRI MUNICIPALITY
 TORORO096TORORO MUNICIPALITY
 BUGIRI255BUGIRI MUNICIPALITY
 BUSIA182BUSIA MUNICIPALITY
 WAKISO115ENTEBBE MUNICIPALITY
 WAKISO240KIRA MUNICIPALITY
 WAKISO246MAKINDYE SSABAGABO MUNICIPALITY
 WAKISO249NANSANA MUNICIPALITY
 IBANDA253IBANDA MUNICIPALITY
 KOBOKO243KOBOKO MUNICIPALITY
 MITYANA247MITYANA MUNICIPALITY
 BUIKWE245LUGAZI MUNICIPALITY
 BUIKWE250NJERU MUNICIPALITY
 SHEEMA254SHEEMA MUNICIPALITY
 ARUA CITY004ARUA CENTRAL DIVISION
 ARUA CITY005AYIVU DIVISION
 GULU CITY016BARDEGE-LAYIBI DIVISION
 GULU CITY258LAROO-PECE DIVISION
 JINJA CITY023JINJA SOUTH DIVISION
 JINJA CITY259JINJA NORTH DIVISION
 FORT PORTAL CITY031FORT PORTAL CENTRAL DIVISION
 FORT PORTAL CITY260FORT PORTAL NORTH DIVISION
 MBARARA CITY067MBARARA NORTH DIVISION
 MBARARA CITY261MBARARA SOUTH DIVISION
 MASAKA CITY061KIMAANYA-KABONERA DIVISION
 MASAKA CITY262NYENDO-MUKUNGWE DIVISION
 MBALE CITY065INDUSTRIAL DIVISION
 MBALE CITY263NORTHERN DIVISION
 LIRA CITY054LIRA EAST DIVISION
 LIRA CITY310LIRA WEST DIVISION
 HOIMA CITY183HOIMA EAST DIVISION
 HOIMA CITY311HOIMA WEST DIVISION
 SOROTI CITY094SOROTI EAST DIVISION
 SOROTI CITY312SOROTI WEST DIVISION

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