Cognizant of the famous long queues at have characterized most election processes in Uganda, the Electoral Commission has introduced an online tool that will help voters easily check their votability without having to line up at the various registration centers.

In the past, some voters in the country have failed to participate due to the inconvenience of the process, especially at registration and verification stages.

With less than 10 months to next year’s general election, the commission has set up an online tool that utilizes either of Voter Number or Application Number or the National ID Number to tell eligible voters what information – including Polling Station – the system has about them. Try it now here.

Image Credit: Techjaja.com
Image Credit: Techjaja.com

This is in spite of the fact that some people have still not yet been able to receive their National IDs, a key requirement for participation in the February 2016 election.