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IEBC Announces By Election After Wetangula Elected Speaker

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has announced a by-election for the Bungoma senatorial seat, following the election of Moses Wetangula as Speaker of the National Assembly.

According to the report a gazette notice issued on Thursday, October 6 revealed that the by-elections are scheduled for Thursday, December 8, 2022.

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commision (IEBC) chairman have called upon each Political Party intending to participate in the by-elections shall submit the names of the persons contesting in a party primary and the date of the party primary on or before Thursday, October 13, 2022 and further said that any public officer who intends to contest in the by - election shall resign from public office within seven (7) days of the declaration of the vacancy by the Speaker.

"Candidates intending to participate in the by-elections as independent candidates shall not have been members of any political party at least three (3) months immediately before the date of the by-election.

"Political parties intending to present candidates in this election shall after its primaries resolve all intra-party disputes and submit the list of persons nominated to contest in this election to the Commission on or before Monday, 24th October 2022," added the notice.

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