After every 5 years Kenyans elect their leaders, they practice their right to vote, only registered voters are allowed to vote for their leaders, must be 18 years and above must have voter identity card, must have the national identity card. After introduction of multi party system, politicians can freely form political parties and even they form coalitions towards the general elections.
However, there are 6 elective posts people vie for, Presidential seat, gubernatorial seat, Senatorial seat, Women representative seat, Members of Parliament and Members of county assembly seat.
Bungoma county is among the counties in with large numbers of people, in 2013, they voted in Moses Masika Wetangula as their first senator, is also the party leader of Ford Kenya. He served for the first term and was voted in again for the second term, a lot of competition is expected if the following individuals will join the race; Wafula Wamunyinyi, Didmas Barasa and Hon Bifwoli Wakoli.
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