Uganda: Road To Election Reform 2016

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UPC President Olara Otunnu discusses a recent set of demands for electoral reform by Ugandan opposition party leaders ahead of the 2016 Presidential elections.

The demands were formulated after a meeting of: Forum for Democratic Change party president Mugisha Muntu; Uganda Peoples Congress party president Olara Otunnu; Democratic Party president Norbert Mao; and, Jeema president Asuman Basalirwa.

The electoral reform demands include:

>>A new independent Electoral Commission

>>A new voters' registry

>>Removal of security forces and militias from intimidating voters

>>No diversion of public funds to benefit president's campaign

>>Clear demarcation of electoral boundaries

>>Freedom to organize and assemble

>>Reforming how election presiding officers are selected

>>Establishing a new system of adjudicating election outcome disputes 

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