Several voters were turned away today at the Kenya High Commission in Kampala where they gathered to vote in the countrys general elections. There was tight security manned by the Uganda Police personnel. By reporting time, about ten people had been turned away after they were told they couldnt vote from Uganda since their names were reflected in Kenya.
However, the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party had declared August 8-9 as nomination dates for candidates seeking the party ticket and August 15 as election for the NRM party candidate in the new district. But the party election date falls for days ahead of the date set by the national Electoral Commission.