Museveni leads 2nd round with 61%, Besigye 33%


Kiggundu ready to announce second round of provisional results

President Yoweri Museveni is stretching his early lead according to the two sets of provisional results so far submitted to the electoral commission.

EC boss Eng Badru Kuggundu has just given a second update of the received results at Namboole stadium Friday.

EC has verified results from the 6,448 polling stations indicating that 2,207,123 votes were valid, 116,804 votes were invalid, 6,158 votes got spoilt out of the total of 2,323,947 votes.

Candidate Abed Bwanika got 22,180 votes [1.00%].

Go Forward candidate Amama Mbabazi got 41,291 votes [1.87%].

Prof Venansius Baryamureeba got 15,260 votes [0.69%].

FDC candidate got 738,628 votes making [33.4%].

Joseph Mabirizi got 6,833 votes [0.31%].

Candidate Yoweri Museveni who remains in the lead got 1,362,961 votes [61.75%].

First round:

The first round announced at midnight was from 580 polling stations of the total 28,010 polling stations across the country.

Maj Gen Benon Biraaro has 627 votes translating into 0.34%.

Prof Venansius Baryamureeba has 984 votes representing 0.53%.

Abed Bwanika has 1,723 votes [0.94%].

Joseph Mabirizi has 503 which translates into 0.27%.

Only female presidential candidate, Maureen Kyalya has 1,141 votes [0.62%].

Go Forward candidate, Amama Mbabazi, has 2,246 votes [1.22%].

Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] candidate, Kizza Besigye, polled 59,695 [32.4%].

In the lead is President Museveni with 117,298 votes [63.17%].

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