Tag: election

Hierarchy of All IEBC Forms

The Election Act 24 of 2011 describes a total of 81 forms for conducting elections in the Republic of Kenya. Infamous among these forms are; Form 34A, 34B, 34C used to transmit Presidential election results. Recent public debates has brought to fore Form 24A  legal use by a candidate in withdrawing from a Presidential election. This ...

Kenya Election Alternative: The Limited Preferential Voting

Kenya could borrow a leaf from Papua New Guinea’s electoral practice. With a population of 7.6 million people and 850 spoken languages,  Papua New Guinea has one of the world’s most ethnic driven politics. In  2002, the country ushered in a new  voting practice known as Limited Preferential Voting to encourage voting for other clan candidates. ...

Voting and Land Ownership in Kenya

It was an assumption in the last general election that land ownership would be a key factor in deciding the polls. The two diagrams below compare land ownership by inhabitants and the outcome of the presidential vote. Percentage of Land Ownership by Inhabitants Darker blue areas indicate high levels of land ownership by inhabitants while ...

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