Hard Copies Of 2016 Voter's Register Unveiled

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The 800 page register was unveiled to representatives of the presidential candidates and the media on Monday afternoon.

The Electoral Commission has released hard copies of the national voter's register, ahead of the 2016 general elections. 

 
The 800 page register was unveiled to representatives of the presidential candidates and the media on Monday afternoon at the headquarters of the Electoral Commission in Kampala.

Eng. Dr. Badru Kiggundu, the chairperson of the Electoral Commission says the hard copy is meant to put to rest questions on the register. 

 
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The register contains details of slightly over 15.3 million voters in alphabetical order, who registered to vote in the 28,010 polling stations across the country. 

 
Michael Kabaziguruka of the Forum for Democratic Change said they will study the register and raise any complaints that may arise.

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The register bears photographs, names and polling stations of each registered voter for the 2016 general elections.

 

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