Tempers rise as NRM primaries confusion gains pace  


NRM ballot papers at Central Police Station

The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) has Tuesday 27th October, 2015 kicked off nationwide primary Elections in all villages of Uganda.

These include elections for flag bearers that will stand in Parliamentary (including Women Representatives) and Local Council 5 chairperson elections.

The party says polling materials were delivered to police stations for onward delivery to Polling Centres on Tuesday morning ahead of voting time 8am which will go on up to 4pm.


There are reports that all Kanungu district registrars have been replaced on grounds that they are pro-Amama Mbabazi.

In Kabale, NRM ballot papers arrived with major ones missing.

MP Ronah Ninsiima appears as an independent on the ballot papers for women MP while names of people and polling stations mixed up.

Anger has been brewing among supporters since last evening.

The Member of Parliament for Mbarara Municipality, Medard Bitekyerezo, says ballot papers at Mbarara police station show that his name is missing on for three counties of the six counties.

Rwampara County Member of Parliament, Vincent Kyamadidi, says a sub county that was annexed to Mbarara Municipality has returned with the names of contestants from Rwampara.

15 Polling Stations in Kashari South in Mbarara do not have ballot papers, according to Fred Bamwine, an aspiring MP.


Wakiso voting cancelled.

Moroto and Soroti ballots forgotten in Kampala.

Kibaale ballots found in Luweero.

Muhororo Tinkasimire and Namara exchange blows.

Hoima pre ticked ballots found.

Police chief in Lwengo found arrested with ballot boxes.

Kyenjojo missing candidates on ballots.

Sheema materials nowhere to be seen.

Kabale municipality elections suspended until further notice.

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