The Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has issued a major update concerning the ongoing mini polls in Bungoma county. Residents from all walks of the county are currently continuing with the voting exercise at different poling stations, in a bid to choose their new Senator.
The Bungoma Senatorial seat was left vacant shortly after the August 9 polls when the then Senator Moses Wetangula was elected to the National Assembly as the Speaker. In a statement, the Electoral Commission has noted that the exercise is going on very well and no disturbing reports have been reported.
The IEBC also stated that the other by-elections for MCA seats in Ololmasani (Narok county), Kyome/Thaana ward (Kitui county), Utawala (Nairobi city county) Mumias Notth (Kakamega county), Mumias North (Kakamega county and South Gem (Siaya county) are also proceeding splendidly.
Further, the candidates contesting in various seats, their agents in all polling stations have been to avoid carrying or wearing campaign materials. Those voting are also required to follow the aforementioned directive.
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