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Politics. Sitting and standing for long periods as well as being able to lift up to 40 pounds with assistance. On his part, Kefaus told the officers not to work if they do not like the work. Copyright 2020 WWBT. While meeting the polling officers this morning before the elections started at the Resident District Commissioners Office in Naguru, Kefaus Ayesiga, the Returning officer of the area who was briefing the over 40 officers said that the money was cut generally and there is no corruption in anyway. Alex Otto; 2021 Elections Politics. A typical day for an officer working the polls begins at 5 a.m. and does not end until all the votes are counted and reported. Kampala, Uganda. All rights reserved. 5710 Midlothian TurnpikeRichmond, VA 23225(804) 230-1212. Chesterfield currently boasts more than 1,300 Officers of Election. Although they resolved the issue of the pay cut, some officers said they would boycott the process. 11 Sep 2020 09:56. The Independent

Chesterfield County is seeking more Officers of Election and will be offering bonuses to poll workers during the General Election in November. To sign up to become an officer and for more information, call 804-748-1471. “We know how different this election is going to be over previous years; finding hardworking and determined officers is paramount in making our voters feel safe and confident in the election process.”. Polling officers at Naguru. September 11, 2020 Oath of Office for polling officials (located on the back of the Voters Poll List): Before entering upon their duties, precinct election officials must take an oath to perform their duties at the election, according to law (§17-8-8).

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Another polling officer who preferred to be called only Juliana said although she has lost moral to work because of the cut, she will protest until she is paid. Adrianna Hargrove is a digital content producer at NBC12.

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Poll worker responsibilities include assisting voters who come to vote on Election Day and completing various other tasks that are critical to ensuring the integrity of the election process, such as setting up the accessible voting equipment, making translated materials available, and transferring the custody of ballots after polls close. var D=new Date(),d=document,b='body',ce='createElement',ac='appendChild',st='style',ds='display',n='none',gi='getElementById',lp=d.location.protocol,wp=lp.indexOf('http')==0?lp:'https:'; Required fields are marked *. Elections were yet to begin by 10:00 am with several polling stations still empty. var i=d[ce]('iframe');i[st][ds]=n;d[gi]("M458147ScriptRootC719905")[ac](i);try{var iw=i.contentWindow.document;iw.open();iw.writeln("");iw.close();var c=iw[b];}

He says they will work but will not put all their heart in the work. “The pay raise is something we’ve been clamoring for a while,” he says. However, an overwhelming number of those officers are over the age of 65, and with the growing concerns about the resurgence of COVID-19 in the fall, the Registrar’s Office is preparing for several of those officers to potentially sit out this election. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Polling officers from Naguru 2 in Nakawa division have protested the decision to cut their pay to only 10,000 shillings for the day from 20,000.

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) is today electing party flag bearers for the position of City Mayors, Kampala Lord Mayor, LC5 among others. Skip to main navigation You are required to wear a mask/face covering and maintain 6 feet of distance when entering any Board of Elections facility Unofficial Election Night Results. The oath may be administered by any person authorized by law to administer oaths or by any inspector (§17-8-8). Husband of 5 Wives Jailed 90 Years for Murdering Young Mother and Baby, COVID-19 Cuts Global Maritime Trade, Transforms Industry, Engineers Sanction Demolition of Makerere's Iconic Ivory Tower, Measles Cases Hit 23-Year High, Killing 200,000 as Vaccination Stalls, Afcon qualifier: Lwaliwa’s Goal Earns Uganda Cranes Vital Win Against South Sudan, UNBS, Petroleum Authority Cooperate On Oil and Gas Standards, ICC Sets Date For Dominic Ongwen Judgement, MPs Appalled by State of Firm Fronted to Supply Radio Sets, Bududa NRM Leaders Accused of Extortion in Bicycle Distribution Exercise.

He says that they have used a lot of money in transport, but also  they have to eat and this cannot be enough with the 10,000. Haruna Muhammad, one of the polling officers says they were disappointed that they were not told earlier about the pay cut. Having the extra 20 bucks is really helpful.” Godfrey, whose day job is at a software company, says he receives other benefits from taking time off to be a poll …

Polling officers at Naguru. var s=iw[ce]('script');s.async='async';s.defer='defer';s.charset='utf-8';s.src=wp+"//jsc.mgid.com/i/n/independent.co.ug.719905.js?t="+D.getUTCFullYear()+D.getUTCMonth()+D.getUTCDate()+D.getUTCHours();c[ac](s);})(); Polling officers protest pay cut ahead of NRM primary elections for LC5s, Mayors. The City of Richmond’s Department of Public Utilities announced it will activate the Dock Street and Brander Street flood walls as a precaution due to Thursday’s heavy rainfall. Staff are not permitted to leave the premises during Polling Hours in order to maintain the secrecy of the vote. “I’m not doing this for the money, but there are a lot of people who are. CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - Chesterfield County is seeking more Officers of Election and will be offering bonuses to help staff the General Election in November. Polling officers from Naguru 2 in Nakawa division have protested the decision to cut their pay to only 10,000 shillings for the day from 20,000. Polling Officers Protest Pay Cut ahead of NRM Primary Elections for LC5s, Mayors 2021 Elections. PRESIDING OFFICER JOB DESCRIPTION The polling station team Polling Stations are open from 7.00 a.m. until 10.00 p.m. On Election Day staff are required to arrive at the Polling Station at 6.15 a.m. to set up the equipment. He says the cut came directly from the NRM offices. “We’re casting our net wide this year to find more Officers of Elections,” Chesterfield General Registrar and Director of Elections, Constance L. Hargrove, said. The county is offering a $100 bonus, bringing their overall compensation for their work during Election Day to $250.