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Big Story! Omoro By-Election: 38, 638 Voters Go To Polls Tomorrow

By An Executive Editor

38,638 registered voters, arranged alphabetically by surname, at each of the 84 polling stations in Omoro Constituency are expected to vote tomorrow in 84 polling stations in the County. The registered female voters are 20,648 (53.4%), while the male voters are 17,990 (46.6%).

This as candidates: Simon Tolit (NUP), Justine Odong (FDC), Oscar Kizza (ANT), Jimmy Walter Onen (Ind), Terence Odonga (Ind and Ojok Andrew Oulanyah (NRM) seek to replace Jacob Oulanyah who died in the United States on March 20, 2022.

Addressing stakeholders in an pre-polling arrangement, Electoral Commission Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama, said that voting for Directly-elected Member of Parliament shall be by universal adult suffrage, and shall take place at all the eighty-four (84) polling stations in Omoro County Constituency, beginning at 7:00am and ending at 4:00pm.

EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama addressing election stakeholders in Omoro earlier today.

Similarly, he noted that voting for District Woman Councilor for Lalogi/Lakwaya Electoral Area shall be by universal adult suffrage, and shall take place at all the twenty-five (25) polling stations in the electoral area, beginning at 7:00am and ending at 4:00pm.

According to Byabakama, the EC has completed preparing the National Voters’ Register for Omoro County Constituency, which bears the names of all the thirty-eight thousand six hundred and thirty-eight (38,638) registered voters.

Election stakeholders participate in the pre-polling engagement earlier.

Additionally, he said that the Commission has issued a copy of the Voters’ Register to candidates to enable them through their official agents, ensure that only eligible persons are allowed to vote during the by-election and only at the polling station where they are registered as voters.

Justice Byabakama appealed to candidates, their agents and supporters to conduct themselves in accordance with the Law and the guidelines issued by the Commission for the by-elections.

“We should all work together to achieve a credible exercise,” Justice Byabakama said.

The Northern Region Election Officer, Sarah Bukirwa says the dispatch of Election Materials to the 84 polling stations in Omoro County will start at 3:00am on polling day (tomorrow) to ensure that distant polling stations receive Materials in time.

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