By Nasser Kasozi Akandwanaho
The Electoral Commission has announced the commencement of the National Voters Register update ahead of the planned numerous By-elections 2021 for Local Government Councils .
“In preparation for the conduct of by-elections for Local Government Councils, in electoral areas across the country, where vacancies exist, the Electoral Commission will conduct an update of the National Voters’ Register from 22nd– 26th October 2021,”the Electoral Commission Spokesman, Mr. Paul Bukenya revealed.
The update exercise will be conducted at update stations within each parish/ward in the respective electoral areas, starting at 8:00am till 6:00pm, on each of the appointed dates, including weekends.
The purpose of the update exercise is to: Enable all new eligible applicants to register as voters; conduct transfer of voters who wish to transfer to new voting locations and enable voters to confirm that their photographs match their particulars.