Voters in Nguu/Masumba Ward today return to polling stations to elect a new County Assembly Ward rep following the death of Harrison Ngui in June 2021. The by-election has 3 candidates Timothy Maneno (Independent), Eshio Mwaiwa (Wiper) and Daniel Musau (UDA).
Presiding Officer for Ngongweni Primary School polling station announced the official closure of voting exercise at 5.00pm. Nguu/Masumba County Assembly Ward (CAW) by-election activities were conducted in all the 34 polling stations in peaceful manner.
Counting is currently underway in all polling stations in the 34 polling station and the votes will be classified as either valid or rejected. A valid vote is a vote that has been properly cast in favor of a candidate.
A 'rejected ballot' is one which cannot be counted due to improper marking by the voter. Examples of this are ballots which have more than one mark, where the intent of the voter cannot be ascertained, or the voter can be identified by their mark.
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