2021 Ugandan general election

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2021 Ugandan general election

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Turnout57.22% Decrease
  Yoweri Museveni September 2015.jpg Nalukoola talks with Bobi Wine (cropped).jpg
Nominee Yoweri Museveni Bobi Wine
Party NRM NUP
Popular vote 5,851,037 3,475,298
Percentage 58.64% 34.83%

President before election

Yoweri Museveni
NRM

Elected President

Yoweri Museveni
NRM

A general election was held in Uganda on 14 January 2021 to elect the President and the Parliament.[1][2] Incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled the country since 1986, was re-elected for a sixth term with 58.64% of the vote.[3] Voter turnout was 57%.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Uganda to hold elections in early 2021, campaign rallies banned". Reuters. Retrieved 2020-09-18.
  2. Biryabarema, Elias (2020-07-21). "Uganda's Museveni seeks re-election to extend rule to four decades". Reuters. Retrieved 2020-09-18.
  3. Lawler, Dave (January 16, 2021). "Uganda's election: Museveni declared winner, Wine claims fraud". news.yahoo.com. Axios. Retrieved January 16, 2021.
  4. "Museveni declared winner of disputed Uganda presidential election". aljazeera.com. Al Jazeera English. January 16, 2021. Retrieved January 16, 2021.