EC Receives Complete Presidential Results from 14 More Districts

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Provisional results from the Electoral Commission National Tally Centre show the incumbent president, Yoweri Museveni won in twelve of the latest fourteen districts to file their returns.

Electoral Commission has confirmed receiving complete poll results from more 14 districts across the country. The latest districts to submit complete results include Masaka, Mpigi, Mukono, Nebbi, Pallisa, Bududa, Kyegegwa, Kibuku, Kween, Nwoya, Kalangala, Sironko, Ibanda and Abim.
 
This brings to 41 the number of districts that have returned complete results. By Friday night, only 27 districts had filed complete returns. Provisional results from the Electoral Commission National Tally Centre show the incumbent president, Yoweri Museveni won in twelve of the latest fourteen districts to file their returns. 

Overall Museveni has won in 39 districts of the 112 districts across the country. Provisional results show that Dr. Kizza Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change, presidential candidate only won in Masaka, Sironko, Pader, and Ngora.
 
Provisional results from 21257 of the 28,010 polling stations across the country issued this morning, show that Museveni is leading with 4,549,148 votes representing 61.05 percent of the votes cast. The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party presidential candidate, Kizza Besigye has maintained the second position with 2,603,880 votes representing 34.94 percent.



Ex-Premier Amama Mbabazi now has 112,071 votes representing 1.50 percent, followed by Dr. Abed Bwanika with 70,708 (0.95 percent) and Professor Venansius Baryamureeba with 42,931 votes (0.58 percent). Independent presidential candidate, Joseph Mabirizi has 19,661 votes (0.26 percent) and Maureen Faith Kyalya has 32,773 votes (0.44 percent).
 
  

 

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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.