Pictorial: Electoral Commission National Tally Centre

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Electoral Commission is set to announce a winner in the 2016 presidential race at 4pm as results continue to trickle in at the National Tally Centre at Namboole Stadium. 

The latest provisional results released by the Electoral Commission Chairman Dr. Badru Kiggundu indicate that the incumbent Yoweri Museveni has garnered 5,047,963 votes out of the 8, 200, 802 valid votes cast, representing 61.55 percent in the Thursday February 18 elections.
 
Kizza Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate, has 2, 826, 644 votes representing 34.4 percent.
 
Independent candidate Amama Mbabazi follows in distant third position with 122, 848 votes, totaling 1.5 percent of the valid votes.
 
Abed Bwanika of People's Development Party has 75, 916 votes, accounting for 0.93 percent of the vote; Venansius Baryamureeba with 46, 826 votes or 0.57 percent, while Benon Biraro has so far polled 22,213 which is 0.27 per cent. Maureen Kyalya with 36, 940 (0.45) per cent and Joseph Mabirizi with 21, 661 votes, representing 0.26 per cent, complete the list.

URN is at the National Tally Centre and brings you the pictorial side of the event.

 

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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.