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Latest Kiagu By Election Updates As IEBC Makes Major Announcement

Voting closed at 5pm and counting is underway in all polling stations in the 26 polling stations for the Kiagu CAW by-election. Votes will be classified as: valid and 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, the intent of the voter cannot be ascertained, or the voter can be identified by their mark.

Kiagu CAW by-election Returning Officer Pamela Karimi says voting going on without hitch with 40% turn out at 1pm. The RO expects 70% turnout at end of voting at 5pm. Kiagu CAW has 11,045 registered voters, 26 poling stations & 10 candidates cleared to vie.

Polling stations were open by 6 am but officials had little to do on top of waiting for voters to come out.The stations are mainly located in schools.

Samson Magambo is going head to head with United Democratic Alliance (Uda's) Simon Kiambi and Patrick Kathurima of Chama cha Uzalendo.

Different competitors in the by-political race are Milton Mwenda-Chama cha Kazi, Kinyua Nabea-Ford Kenya, Douglas Bundi-Safina party, Scholastica Mwendwa-PDU, Haroun Kaburu-Maendeleo Chap, Richard Marete-ERP.

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IEBC Kiagu Pamela Karimi RO

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