The Electoral Commission (EC) on Monday kicks off the nomination exercise for over 45,000 elective positions for the local government councils level.

Candidates looking to be elected in the 2021 general polls for Local Government Council Elections report for selection starting today until October 1, 2020.

The candidates set to be nominated include Local Government Councils Elections – District or City Chairpersons and Councilors, Municipality or City Division,sub-county Chairpersons, and Councillors at the respective District Headquarters and others.

The EC Spokesperson Paul Bukenya, says the exercise will start from 9 am to 5 pm daily and it will be followed by campaigns that will end in elections on January 10th and February 8th, 2021.

Meanwhile, the EC has also put up a complaints desk to support the exercise.

Bukenya says the complaints’ desk will provide any required information to the public and to election officials, to facilitate the process of verification of aspirants or supporters on the National Voters’ Register.