By Felix Twinomugisha
More than 300 delegates and well-wishers of the ruling party National Resistance Movement (NRM) on Monday afternoon voted overwhelmingly in support of voting by lining up.
NRM party leadership in Kabale had organized the 4th delegatesâ€™ conference in the country at Kigezi College Butobere secondary school grounds in Kabale Municipality, Kabale district when the proposal was endorsed.
The NRM party leadersÂ areÂ preparing for the national delegates conference at Mandera National stadium, Namboole in late January next year and they will discuss over the matter.
Rose Namayanja Nsereko, the NRM deputy treasurer speaking at the function said they would amend the NRM party constitution such that NRM primary elections are voted by lining up.
Once amended, NRM voters will be lining up behind the candidates, their representatives, portraits and symbols of candidates.
Ruhakana Rugunda, the prime minister of Uganda attending the function described voting by lining as the cheapest and the most transparent.
Parliament had passed the amendment to provide for lining up in a bid to cut down the costs for conducting the LC 1 and LC 2 elections.
The Kabale NRM delegatesâ€™ conference was organized and supported by the minister for finance and planning David Bahati, who also doubles as the district NRM chairman.
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