EC Confirms Complete Presidential Results From 27 Districts

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The districts include Adjumani, Busia, Katakwi, Pader, Yumbe, Dokolo, Namutumba, Bududa, Lyantonde, Lamwo, Kyankwanzi, Bukomansimbi, Butambala, Lwengo, Napak, Ngora, Agago, Rubirizi and others.

The Electoral Commission has confirmed that twenty seven districts have sent complete results for the presidential elections. This is out of the 112 districts across the country.

The districts include; Adjumani, Busia, Katakwi, Pader, Yumbe, Dokolo, Namutumba, Bududa, Lyantonde, Lamwo, Kyankwanzi, Bukomansimbi, Butambala, Lwengo, Napak, Ngora, Agago, Rubirizi and others.
The others include Kitgum, Kotido, Kumi, Moroto, Nakapiripiriti, Otuke, Luuka, Ntoroko and Amudat.

These were confirmed by the Deputy Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Joseph Biribwonwa at the National Tally Centre at Namboole Stadium on Friday night.   

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Meanwhile, the latest results released by EC Chairperson Badru Kiggundu still place the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni in the lead with 61.27% (3,156,070 votes).

Forum for Democratic Change's (FDC) candidate Kizza Besigye is in second place with  34.30% (1,767,041 votes) and Ex-Premier Amama Mbabazi at 1.73% (88,900 votes).

People's Development Party's (PDP) leader Abed Bwanika has so far accumulated 0.99% (51,150 votes), Professor Venansius Baryamureeba 0.64% (33,135 votes), Maureen Faith Kyalya 0.48% (24,536 votes), Benon Biraaro 0.30% (15,588 votes) and Joseph Mabirizi has 0.29% (14,757 votes).

The provisional results are from 14,710 polling stations out of the 28,010 polling stations across the country. This is currently a 52.52 per cent turnout.

The valid votes are 5,151,177 votes, 264,518 invalid votes and a total of 5,415,695 votes. EC also confirmed that 15,269 are spoilt votes.     
 

 

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Olive Nakatudde
Olive Nakatudde is a URN journalist based in Kampala. Nakatudde has been a URN staff member since 2013.

Nakatudde started out in journalism in 2009 with Dembe FM radio in Kampala. In 2012, Nakatudde joined Voice of Africa as a political reporter. She has been a photographer since her journalism school days at Makerere University.

Nakatudde is interested in good governance and public policy, which she reports on intensively from the Uganda Parliament. She is a keen follower of cultural affairs in Buganda Kingdom and covers the kingdom's Lukiiko (parliament). Nakatudde also reports on education and health.