Ugandan presidential election, 2001

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Presidential elections were held in Uganda on 12 March 2001. The result was a victory for incumbent Yoweri Museveni, who won 69% of the vote.[1] All candidates were independents, as political parties were banned at the time. Voter turnout was 70.3%.

Results[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Yoweri Museveni 5,123,360 69.33
Kizza Besigye 2,055,795 27.82
Aggrey Awori 103,915 1.41
Kibirige Mayanja 73,790 1.00
Francis Bwengye 22,751 0.31
Karuhanga Chapaa 10,080 0.14
Invalid/blank Votes 186,453 -
Total 7,576,144 100
Source: African Elections Database

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections in Uganda African Elections Database