NRM Wins the Highest National Seat and The Greatest Number of Legislators In 11th Parliament
The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) has once again taken up the country’s most prestigious political position following the 2021 presidential elections where candidate, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni emerged winner.
The outcome of the election process shows that Yoweri Museveni, the NRM candidate polled 5,851,037 votes representing 58.64 per cent of the total votes cast, to beat his main challenger Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu who polled 3,475,298 votes which is equal to 34.83 per cent of the total votes cast.
This becomes the party’s sixth term in leadership.
NRM did not only become victorious in obtaining the greatest position but also scooped the greatest number of parliamentarians with 316 MPs against, Independent MPs who are 73 in number, National Unity Platforms who are 61, Forum for Democratic Change 28, Uganda People’s Congress 10, Democratic Party, 9 and People’s Progressive Party,1.
Some of the NRM legislators are Mr Kateshumba, the former Uganda Revenue Authority official declared a winner in the hotly contested Sheema Municipality MP race against Minister Elioda Tumwesigye.
Shartsi Kutesa, the daughter to Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa, has been declared winner of Mawogola North MP race with 17,274 votes against NUP’s Henry Nyanzi, 2,346; Salim, 2,544; Nanyanzi Catherine, 2,025; Hillary Tukundane, 138; Ismael Wagaba, 72; and Moses Lyazi got 83 votes.