KAMPALA, UGANDA: The Electoral Commission of Uganda has finally released the full results of the presidential elections for all the 34,684 polling stations across the country.
The Electoral Commission conducted the 2021 Presidential Elections on Thursday 14th January and declared the incumbent Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as winner at 4:00pm on Saturday 16th January.
The provisional results of the Presidential Elections were announced cumulatively in the order in which they were being received, leading to a declaration by the Electoral Commission, based on the total number of thirty-three thousand four hundred and sixty-one (33,461) polling stations, which had been duly received and verified before the expiry of the 48 hours.
This means that results from 1,223 polling stations were never counted which account for 96.47% of the total number of polling stations (34,684) across the country.
In a press briefing held on Thursday, the Commission chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama released full results of presidential elections, including those from 1,223 polling stations that were never counted.
According to their final results presented to the media by Byabakama at EC headquarters in Kampala on Thursday, Museveni won the election with 6,042898 votes representing 58.38% of the vote, while his closet challenger Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine garnered 3,631,437 votes representing 35.08%.
Accordingly, below is the final summary of Presidential Elections Results released:
|Total No. of Polling Stations:||34,684|
|Total No. of Polling Stations Received:||34,601 (99.76% of total polling stations)|
|Amuriat Oboi Patrick||337,589||3.26%||of valid votes cast for candidates|
|Kabuleeta Kiiza Joseph||45,424||0.44%||“|
|Kalembe Nancy Linda||38,772||0.37%||“|
|Kyagulanyi Robert Sentamu||3,631,437||35.08%||“|
|Mugisha Muntu Gregg||67,574||0.65%||“|
|Tumukunde Henry Kakurugu||51,392||0.50%||“|
|Yoweri Museveni Tibuhaburwa Kaguta||6,042,898||58.38%||“|
|Invalid Votes||393,500||3.66%||of Total Votes Cast|
|Total Votes||10,744,319||59.35%||of Registered Voters|