Ugandan parliamentary election, 2001

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Parliamentary elections were held in Uganda on 26 June 2001. At the time, the constitution banned all political parties (a referendum on changing to a multi-party system having failed the previous year), so all members were elected as independents. 214 of the 296 in Parliament were up for election,[1] with the others reserved for the Army (10 seats), youth and women.

The majority of members (more than 200) supported the Movement system, although twelve ministers lost their seats.[1]


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Independents 100 214
Reserved seats 81
Invalid/blank votes
Total 7,576,144 100 295 +19
Registered voters/turnout 10,561,779 70.31
Source: IPU


  1. ^ a b Uganda: Elections held in 2001 Inter-Parliamentary Union