The National Resistance Movement party has consolidated its presence in Masaka and Lwengo districts, with another victory in the just concluded LC V Elections.
The NRM party has retained the LC V seats for Masaka and Lwengo, but lost its hold on the Kalungu district LC V seat..
Ephraim Mugisha Tugume, the returning officer for Masaka district, has this morning declared Joseph Kalungi winner of the Masaka district LC V seat. He polled 26,293 votes to scoop the seat from his closest rival, Muyimba Charles Ssonko.
Joseph Kalungi, replaces Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja, who was recently elected the Kalungu East Member of Parliament.
In Lwengo, Martin Musoke, the returning officer declared NRM's George Mutabazi winner with 25,823 votes against the 15,023 votes polled by Sadik Mutebi Kanyonyi (independent).
Mutabazi replaces Joy Walusimbi of the NRM party.
In Kalungu, the DP's Emmanuel Musoke has been declared winner defeating NRM's Richard Kyabaggu with 17,588 votes by 15,011 votes.
But the losers have all rejected the results.
They say they cannot concede defeat to an election that was fraught with bribery, vote rigging, and intimidation.
Ben Bukenya, one of the losers NRM's Joseph Kalungi bribed voters with 3,000 shs and there was massive vote rigging at most polling stations on election day.
Charles Muyimba Ssonko, the DP contender also claims that Kalungi took advantage of the poor students and manipulated them to vote in his favor.
But Kalungi has denied the allegations.