Uganda Goes to Ballot for Local Council Leaders Today

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Uganda Goes to Ballot for Local Council Leaders Today

Electoral Commission has announced that its ready for chairpersons, directly elected councilors, women councilors, district local government and mayors’ elections today.

The polling materials, according to EC spokesperson Paul Bukenya, had already been dispatched to their respective stations by yesterday evening.

Like in the presidential and parliamentary elections last week, EC officials are still going to use biometric machines to verify voters’ identification.

Mr. Bukenya said the challenges their officers faced using some of the machines last week were resolved and assured the electorates that there wouldn’t be such scenarios today.

Voting shall start at 7am at 34, 684 polling stations across the country and must stop at 4pm to allow counting of the cast votes.