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Voting Underway in Highly Contested Kagoma MP Race

Voters line up to cast their ballot at at Nakakulwe Polling station

By Ibrahim Byakika

Voting commenced early this morning in Kagoma Constituency as hundreds of locals queued up to elect their Member of Parliament.

The race for the seat which was declared vacant by court recently, view is between FDC’s Dr. Timothy Batuwa and NRM’s Moses Balyomu.

As early as 7:15am, medical voting had already started in some parts of Kagoma Constituency.

The National Electoral Commission flagged off the distribution of materials early enough to most polling stations.

NRM candidate Moses Muwanika Walyomu casting his ballot

NRM candidate Moses Muwanika Walyomu casting his ballot

A total of 101, information pills 910 people are expected to take part in today’s elections according to Electoral Commissioner Hajat Aisha Lubega.

The NRM flag bearer in the ongoing Kagoma Constituency by-elections Moses Muwanika Walyomu cast his ballot at Nakakulwe Polling station in Butagaya Sub County at exactly 10:00am.

Walyomu said he was impressed by the voter turn up as over 120 people had already voted by the time he arrived. Like any other resident, Walyomu lined up behind 53 others to wait for his turn.

 

 

 

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