In less than a year, Kenyans will have an opportunity to elect a new batch of leaders for the next five years. All stakeholders involved in the exercise that normally happens after five years are putting their Houses in order. The security agencies, the judiciary and the IEBC. Politicians are not exceptional as they are moving across the country to familiarize with the electrotes.
A few weeks ago IEBC released its schedule for the whole activities to be undertaken as the election beacons. Among the activities is Registration of voters who are the main participants in the election process. Today ,Kitui west Mp Edith Nyenze alongside the IEBC officials launched voter registration in the constitutuency, the Electrol body is targeting 30000 voters at the end of the exercise.Through its Twitter account,NTV Kenya reported that,"Voter Registration- Kitui west Mp Edith Nyenze alongside IEBC officials Kickstart a voter registration drive targated at 30000 voters."
With this, the Eastern region of Kenya increases its bargaining power in government forming. In most cases regions with more registered voters always have high say in government forming. Elite politicians will need to form a coalition and a person from a highly voter registered zone will have an opportunity to lead the group.
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