Public Policy Institute (PPI)

Political and Electoral Law Reform in Uganda

12 January 2023

This Civil Society Electoral Law Reform Strategy Paper examines the contextual factors impacting on civil society influence on political and electoral law reform in Uganda and explores new strategies to strengthen this influence ahead of the 2026 general elections.

To inform the strategy paper, the Public Policy Institute (PPI) in partnership with its allies1 employed the political economy analysis approach, drawing on the lived experiences of local-national actors in recent reform efforts.

The political economy analysis was intended to enable PPI to explore how the actors within and beyond the Civil Society Election Engagement Platform (CEEP) can synergize and collaborate with other key players in a political and legal electoral reform process. This strategy paper heavily draws on a recent analysis by PPI that explored civil society’s influence on political and public policy reform in Uganda.