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Here are the full requirements for candidates in 2021 local council, parliamentary & presidential elections

The Independent Electoral Commission (EC) has released the basic requirements for all candidates intending to stand at any elective position in 2021 general elections.

The basic requirements highlighted include; Age, Formal Education level, number of supporters, nomination fee, time of resignation of public officers, nomination dates and nomination venues.

Categories of candidates to undergo this process include; Presidential aspirants, Members of Parliament, District and City chairpersons, Municipality Chairpersons, City Division Chairpersons, Sub- county/Division and Town Council Chairpersons, District/City/Division councillors,  Municipality councillors, Municipal Division Councillors and Sub-county councillors.

Nominations of Candidates for Local Governments started yesterday, Monday 21st September and the exercise will end on 1st October 2020 

Requirement for the District/City Chairperson is a fee of Ug Shs 200,000, a candidate should be 18 years and above with a minimum of “A” Level or its equivalent.

Requirements for Municipality Chairperson, a fee of 100,000, a candidate should be not less than 30 years and not more than 75 years. No academic qualifications required.

Requirements for City Division Chairperson, a fee of 50,000, not less than 30 years and not more than 75 years, no academic qualifications required.

Requirements for Sub County, Town/Municipality, Division Chairperson, a fee of 50,000, a candidate should be not less than 30 years and not more than 75 years. No academic qualifications required.

Basic requirements for all intending aspirants. Courtesy photo
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