Thursday, August 19, 2004

Uganda: poll finds people want term limits

Some 68.8 % of respondents say presidential term limits [of two, five year terms] should remain, while 31.2 percent want them removed. The poll was commissioned by The Monitor. And Strategic Public Relations & Research Limited of Nairobi conducted it throughout the country from August 1-5.

The reputable research firm interviewed 1,800 people in all the regions of Uganda. The margin of error is 5 %. A campaign is underway by the ruling Movement government to amend Article 105 of the Constitution.1
1: Tabaire, Bernard. (2004, August19). Poll Says 66% Want Museveni to Retire. The Monitor.