Electoral Commission sets date for Soroti East MP election

Electoral Commission sets date for Soroti East MP election


The Electoral Commission (EC) has set July 18, 2022, for the appointment of the new Soroti East Member of Parliament in Soroti City and the straightforwardly chosen councilor for Pioneer Ward to the city division.

The commission has set the nomination  of up-and-comers on Monday, July 18, and Tuesday, July 19 at the workplace of the city returning official in Soroti City. This will be trailed by crusade gatherings for contender to be held from July 21 to July 26.

Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the EC director, in a press proclamation yesterday said the update of the National Voters' Register will happen from June 10 to June 14. He requested that those expecting change area and first time voters to guarantee that they are enlisted before the referenced dates.


He said  that the Commission has delegated Tuesday June 14, 2022, as the cut-off date for enlistment of voters in the Constituency. Enrollment and move of electors starting with one polling  station then onto the next inside Soroti East voting area won't be led after this date.

The Soroti East Division seat fell empty after the Court of Appeal on May 24 invalidated the appointment of Mr Moses Okia Attan (FDC) and requested for new political decision.

Justice Byabakama cautioned those expecting to participate in the political race against savagery.

He strained that a trustworthy constituent cycle is generally a multi-partner liability. All partners ought to, in this manner, check out the cycles and focus on guaranteeing an empowering climate that improves support at all levels. 

In  as of the  lately finished up races in Omoro County, security powers were at the focal point of reducing  savagery against opposition  applicants and their allies.

Justice Byabakama asked them  to teach harmony, solidarity, resistance, regard for disparate perspectives, and acknowledgment of the result or depending on tranquil goal of arising appointive related clashes through Courts of Law.

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