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Anomalies Mar NRM Primaries in Rubanda

Voting started late at a number of polling stations

The Rubanda district National Resistance Movement (NRM) primary polls for the two seats of Woman Member of Parliament and district LC5 seats kicked off on Tuesday with delay as voting materials reached at the polling stations late.

The voting that was supposed to run from 7am to 4pm was delayed to mid day at some polling centers.

Voting materials that were meant for Hamurwa Sub County were taken to a distant Ruhija Sub County.

Voting also delayed in Bubaare Sub County after declaration forms went missing.

The NRM EC Chairperson Dr. Tanga Odoi who over saw the exercise in the new district stopped voting in the affected areas until the concerns were ironed out.

Flavia Twongyeirwe and Evelyn Byarugaba, treat http://crunchydomesticgoddess.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/class-wc-shipping.php two of the seven women standing on the Woman MP seat didn’t have agents in the several polling stations.

Dr Odoi took charge of Rubanda district NRM elections after it was blacklisted with people complaining that a certain MP was going to decide for people.

The woman MP seat is being eyed by seven candidates namely; Hildah Kabarungi Karuhize, check http://cfsk.org/wp-content/plugins/pirate-forms/inc/settings.php Joventa Turinomuhangi, Jacqueline Katabazi, Prossy Mbabazi Begumisa, Evelyn Byarugaba, Evelyn Ninsiima and Flavia Twongyeirwe while the LC5 seat has Kenneth Joogo Biryabarema and Pastoli Twinomuhangi the former Kabale district speaker.

The primaries were supposed to have been held on Friday 15th July 2016 but were postponed to today19th July 2016 by the party electoral commission to first sort out some anomalies.

Tallying was still ongoing by publication time.

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