Voters in Mbale Municipality are demanding that a polling station located in Mutoto Forest be deleted from the register.
The voters claim that the polling station, which allegedly has 323 voters is fictitious and therefore want it deleted.
Philip Khauka, a politician from Mooni says that the polling station which was created in 2006 has no known registered voters.
He claims the polling station is used during elections to stuff ballot papers.
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Andrew Nyote, the Uganda People's Congress Chairman of the Elgon Zone has urged the electoral commission to scrap the polling station before the Mbale Municipality by-elections.
Nyote also claims the ghost polling station has in the past been used to stuff ballot boxes.
Masa Musa the LC3 Chairperson of Mbale Industrial Division admits the presence of ghost polling station in the division.
Masa says he also does not know the people who vote from the forest.
Joseph Biribonwa, the Electoral Commission Chief for near-east region, says the issue of the ghost polling station should be handled cautiously.
Biribonwa says hurrying to delete the station might disfranchise some voters who vote from it.
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In other news, hundreds of people have failed to register to participate in the Mbale Municipality MP by-elections.
The voter register update exercise which was to take two days was instead held for less than three hours.
Sam Wojega one of those who missed the exercise accuses the Mbale returning officer Salim Kizindo of denying them a constitutional right to participate in the election.
Wojega says the returning officer closed his office by 2.p.m and chased away people who had turned up to register for the election.
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Salim Kizindo the Mbale District Returning Officer however claims he was forced to cancel the exercise after the people turned rowdy.
The electoral Commission will next month hold a by-election for the Mbale Municipality Member of Parliament.
The seat fell vacant in December following the resignation of Wilfred Kajeke.