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Parliament
LAST ELECTIONS

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Parliament name Parliament
Structure of parliament Unicameral
BACKGROUND
Dates of election / renewal (from/to) 18 February 2016
Purpose of elections Elections were held for all seats in Parliament on the normal expiry of the members' term of office.
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STATISTICS
Voter turnout
Round no 118 February 2016
Number of registered electors
Voters
Blank or invalid ballot papers
Valid votes
15'277'198


Notes
Distribution of votes
Round no 1
Political Group Candidates Votes %
National Resistance Movement (NRM)
Independents
Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)
Democratic Party (DP)
Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF)
Uganda People's Congress (UPC)
Distribution of seats
Round no 1
Political Group Total Constituency District woman Other indirect seats
National Resistance Movement (NRM) 294 200 84 10
Independents 66 44 17 5
Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) 36 29 7 0
Democratic Party (DP) 15 13 2 0
Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) 10 0 0 10
Uganda People's Congress (UPC) 6 4 2 0
Distribution of seats according to sex
Men
Women
Percent of women
284
143
33.49%
Distribution of seats according to age
Distribution of seats according to profession
Comments
Sources:
Parliament (19.05.2016)
http://www.ec.or.ug

Breakdown of the 143 seats won by women:
- Constituency Representatives: 22
- Women District Representatives: 112
- Youth Representatives: 2
- Representatives of disabled persons: 2
- Workers' Representatives: 2
- Representatives of the Uganda People's Defense Forces: 3

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