Electoral Commission of Uganda
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The Electoral Commission is a constitutionally established organ of the Government of Uganda, whose mandate is to "organise and conduct regular, free and fair elections" in the country, in an efficient, professional and impartial manner.
The Electoral Commission maintains its headquarters at 55 Jinja Road, in the Kampala Central Division of Kampala, the capital and largest city in Uganda. The coordinates of the headquarters of the Uganda Electoral Commission are:0°19'00.0"N, 32°35'39.0"E (Latitude:0.316675; Longitude:32.594154).
The law establishing the electoral commission was promulgated in 1997. The first Electoral commission served from 1997 until 2002. The current commission came into office in 2002 for a seven-year term, renewable once only. In 2009 their term was renewed and ends in 2016.
- Badru M. Kiggundu, PhD - Chairman
- Joseph N. Biribonwa - Deputy Chair
- Tom Buruku
- Stephen D. Ogaria
- Jenny B. Okello, PhD
- Justine Mugabi Ahabwe
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- Website of Electoral Commission of Uganda
- Staging an election in Uganda: Kiggundu’s third act - 2 March 2016