Report on the Referendum 2000 on Political Systems in Uganda

by Referendum 2000 on Political Systems in Uganda (2000)

Publisher: The Commission in [Kampala]

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  • Uganda.
  • Subjects:

    • Referendum -- Uganda.,
    • Uganda -- Politics and government -- 1979-
    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby the Electoral Commission, Uganda.
      ContributionsUganda. Electoral Commission.
      LC ClassificationsJF497.U33 R43 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 33 p. :
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3985079M
      LC Control Number2001313135

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