Election Watch

NRM Primaries: Kaguta defeats Sam Kuteesa’s Daughter in heavily contested race for Mawogola North

President Tower Museveni’s relative Godfrey Aine Kaguta has narrowly defeated sam Kuteesa’s Daughter Shartsi Musherure in the hotly contested race for the Mawogola North NRM parliamentary seat.

According to the final results seen by this website, Aine popularly known as Sodo polled 17,775 representing 46.3% while Musherure has 16,155 votes (42.17%) . The other candidate, Kiseka has 4,415 vote.A total of 150 polling station went to the polls in Mawogola North on Wednesday, 30 September 2020.

The election kicked off at 12pm and vote turn out was big, with many NRM supporters seen lining up to support their candidates.

Security was tight in the area, with Deputy IGP Maj Gen Sabiti Muzeyi overseeing the deployment while NRM electoral commission chairman Dr Tanga Odoi is also monitoring the election that was postponed over violence. Security is confiscating any tool that would cause chaos during the voting, with several men asked to surrender their walking sticks to police.

Results for Mawogola West where Anifa Kawooya and Joseph Ssekabiito are facing for the NRM flag were yet to be known by press time.

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