CCEDU deployed 20 election observers to monitor the Butaleja District Woman MP by-election of 11th February, 2013. The observer team sampled over 76 polling stations of the total 151. Of the eight (8) candidates, Florence Nebanda Andiru of the NRM emerged victorious with 27,338 votes.

Observers noted a heavy presence of unidentified security in the areas around Butaleja District head quarters and Butaleja Sub-County.

Also on 29th November, 2012 CCEDU deployed another observer team of 20 in Kamuli to observe the Kamuli LC5 by election. The observers highly commended the vigilance of the electorate in Kamuli district. The Kamuli LC5 seat fell vacant after court nullified the election of NRM's Hajji Kawugu Kawoya Mugayino due to lack of academic qualifications and other election irregularities.

The race attracted eight (8) contestants including: Bamutiire Fred, Dhizaala Kaloli, Isanga Charles, Kamaniro Fred, Kifuba Ngaba Micheal, Mbadhi Ibrahim (independent candidates), Kategere Thomas (NRM), and Salamu Musumba Proscovia (FDC). The FDC Candidate Salamu Musumba Proscovia emerged winner after garnering 49,356 votes.

On 13th June, 2012 CCEDU deployed a team of 24 CCEDU members to observe the Kween by-election. The contestants in this race included NRM's Kapchemeiko Paul Machinjach; FDC's Chemsuto Tom; UPC's Labu Alex and Independents Mwanga Jackson and Chelimo Nelson Kaprokuto.

The CCEDU observers indicated that the election was largely peaceful, free and fair. Some of the notable hitches included delay in delivery of voting material at some polling stations and the voter buying in a few areas. NRM's Kapchemeiko Paul Machinjach emerged winner with 11,575 votes beating his closest rival FDC's Chemsuto Tom with 3,323 votes.

In Butambala on 12th September 2012 CCEDU deployed another observer mission to Butambala County. The contestants in this race included: NRM’s Kikulukunyu Faisal Ssali, DP’s Muwanga Kivumbi Muhammad, UFA’s Tomusange Ibrahim, as well as independent candidates, Ssentongo Sharif Nambale and Walungama Farouk. DP’s Muwanga Kivumbi Muhammad emerged winner with 14,764 against his biggest opponent NRM’s Kikulukunyu Faisal Ssali with 12,792 Votes.

The CCEDU observer mission expressed concern on the increasing deployment of un-uniformed and unidentified security personnel at polling stations as witnessed across most polling stations in Butambala.

Returns filed by the CCEDU observers indicated that these by-elections were largely free and fair. However some of the notable draw-backs included: names missing from the voter’s register, unavailability of voting material at some polling stations and the excessive deployment of police in some of the urban areas.  CCEDU also proposed timely voter education as well as strategic electoral law reform as potential interventions to improve future elections.

On the 12th September 2012, CCEDU deployed an bserver mission in Usuk county. The Usuk MP seat had been declared vacant following the death of independent Member of Parliament Hon. Micheal Oromait in July 2012. In Usuk, 10 candidates contested for the vacant parliamentary seat.

Proscovia Alengot Oromait of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) won the election with 11,056 votes against her closest beating her closest rival independent candidate Charles Oleny who garnered 5,329 votes. Okure Charles of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) came 3rd with 2,725 votes while Anyaakoit Cecilia of Uganda People's Congress finished 4th with 554 votes.

CCEDU also deployed 37 observers to monitor the Kasese district woman by-election on the 8th August, 2012.
The seat had fallen vacant after court nullified the election of Winnie Kizza over election irregularities.

Winnie Kiiza of the Forum for Restoration of Democracy (FDC) emerged winner by polling 97,669 votes while Rehema Muhindo of National Resistance Movement (NRM) polled 59,946 votes. Democratic Party's Rosemary Masika emerged last with a marginal 1229 votes. The voter turn-out was rated at 53%.

On 12th July, 2012 CCEDU deployed a team of ten CCEDU
members to observe the Bukoto South by-elections. According to the CCEDU observer team, the election was largely free and fair. However some of the notable draw-backs included: names missing from the voters register, unavailability of voting material at some polling stations and the excessive deployment of police in some of the urban areas.

CCEDU released a post-election statement giving an overview of the conduct of the Bukoto-South by-election. CCEDU also proposed timely voter education as well as strategic electoral law reform as potential interventions to improve future elections. Contestants included Mathias Nsubuga of Democratic Party (DP); Alintuma Nsambu of National Resistance Movement (NRM); Julius Sentamu of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and Daniel Katura Mubiru- Independent.

Mathias Nsubuga of Democratic Party (DP) emerged winner with over 1,400 votes against his opponents. Voter turn-out at this by-election was rated at 58%.

On 13th June, 2012 CCEDU deployed a team of ten CCEDU members to observe the Bushenyi-Ishaka by-elections. Returns filed by the CCEDU observers indicated that the election was largely free and fair. However some of the notable draw-backs included: names missing from the voter's register, unavailability of voting material at some polling stations and the excessive deployment of police in some of the urban areas.

The FDC candidate, Odo Tayebwa won the election defeating the NRM candidate Nasser Basajjabalaba and two Independent candidates namely Ismail Kikurwe and Robert Bwarare. According to the results released by the Electoral Commission, Odo Tayebwa polled 7,048 votes against Nasser Basajjabalaba's 5,653.

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