You are here: HomeNews2019 12 05Article 806938

Politics of Thursday, 5 December 2019

Source: Daily Guide Network

57,030 candidates to contest district elections

A total of 57,030 candidates have filed nominations with the Electoral Commission (EC) to contest the upcoming district level elections across 16 regions in the country.

A total of 17,601 males are expected to contest to become assembly members while there are a total of 909 women involved.

For the Unit Committee Election, a total of 34,769 men are to contest while 3,751 women will be in the exercise.

The Electoral Commission (EC) has said the December 17, 2019 District Assembly and Unit Committee elections is going on as scheduled after the accompanying referendum, which could have triggered an amendment of certain aspects of the 1992 Constitution to pave way for political parties to sponsor candidates at local level election, was cancelled by the President last Sunday.OBOD.

Send your news stories to and features to . Chat with us via WhatsApp on +233 55 2699 625.

Join our Newsletter