Election 2016

Museveni in 61% Lead as Besigye Gains

Museveni is leading the presidential race with 61 percent

Elections in Mbarara district proceeded peacefully yesterday and were never reflective of the stirred primary polls and the bloody campaign period.

In Rwampara where there was anticipation of chaos, website like this http://channelingerik.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-get-taxonomy-endpoint.php the military deployed heavily which some local observers said explains the relative serenity.

A few glitches however, information pills http://corepr.pl/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-users-list-table.php like most of the other parts of the country were experienced at some polling stations including inexperienced biometric machine operators who delayed the voting at some polling stations.

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In Rukandagye, check http://clockdodgers.com/wp-includes/plugin.php Bugamba sub county Rwampara; voter bribery was witnessed at the polling station where voters were openly handed money by agents.

Denis Katereine one of the voters told us that the distribution of money was headed by the opposition FDC and Go Forward camps.

However, in Mwizi Sub County, Chimpreports got reports that the Rwampara independent candidate Hon. Vincent Kyamadidi’s supporters were assaulted that the incumbent’s vehicle was impounded by police for reasons we were yet to establish.

At around 4:00 pm Charles Ngabirano’s of the NRM also had his Land Rover number UAW 326 F impounded from Lugazi Mbarara on grounds of carrying preticked votes.

The vehicle is at Mbarara police station waiting for the RPC to open it a certain to get what is inside.

NRM flag-bearer Yoweri Museveni continues to keep a safe distance from rival presidential candidates as more election results were announced on Friday morning, this http://ciencialili.org/libraries/gantry/features/logo.php Chimp Corps report.

Electoral Commission boss Eng Badru Kiggundu revealed that Museveni is in the lead with 61.75 percent which represents 1, visit http://denafilmax.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/templates/auth/form-login.php 362,961 votes out of the 2,207,123 valid votes received so far.

In the second place is Dr Kizza Besigye with 33.47 percent which translates into 738,628 votes.

This implies Museveni is ahead of his main challenger Besigye with 624,333 votes.

So far, the Electoral Commission has announced results from 23.02 percent of total polling stations in the country (28,010).

EC’s percentage calculations include invalid votes.

Kiggundu says he will keep updating the nation every two hours as more election results come in.

The first reading of 580 polling stations had put Museveni at 63 percent.

However, as more results trickled in, Besigye and other presidential candidates appeared to be making considerable gains.

The EC promised to avail full results per district as asked by journalists at the national tally centre at Mandela National Stadium.

In the third place is former Prime Minister and Go Forward candidate Amama Mbabazi with 41,291 votes which represent 1.87 percent.

Abed Bwanika has so far polled 22,180 votes (1 percent); Prof Venansius Baryamureeba 15,260 (0.69 percent); Benon Biraaro 7228 (0.33 percent); Joseph Mabirizi 6,833 (0.31 percent) and Maureen Kyalya 12,742 (0.58 percent).


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