This research is aimed at pointing out the impediments hindering people's exercise of
their power or choice of government and assessing the manner in which the law has
continuously failed to enforce fully the exercise of this right for people to choose leaders
of their choice as guaranteed by the Constitution.Peolple can choose leaders through an
exercise of Elections.
The History of elections can be traced from old and ancient Greek and Roman States.
Elections were also used in ancient Athens, in Rome and in selection of Popes and Holy
Roman emperors as the same went with the selection or election of Caliphate in the
ancient Islamic history after the death of the prophet of Islam Muhammad.'
By 1965 for example in the USA following the passage of the Voting Right Act which
focused large! y on seeking to redress the historical impact on racial discrimination within
the electoral process, elections were seen as the best way through which people could
govern the affairs of their states. 2
An election is a decision making process by which a population chooses an individual to
hold a formal office on their behalf. An election is a contrivance through which a modem
state creates amongst its citizens a sense of involvement and participation in public
affairs. It is through popular elections that the authority to new leaders is ensured.
The right to choose leaders by the people is guaranteed in the Constitution of Uganda;
however this guarantee is not effectively exercised by the people as provided in this
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, ATWINEMARK . "Impediments hindering peoples exercise of their power or choice of government in Uganda." Afribary (2021). Accessed August 04, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/impediments-hindering-peoples-exercise-of-their-power-or-choice-of-government-in-uganda