IEBC are currently issuing the elections certificates to independent candidates. These are the people who are seeking posts without any party backing them. There are about 1,883 elective positions up for grabs in the August general election. They include one president, 290 constituency seats, 47 governors, 47 woman representatives, 47 senators and 1,450 elected MCAs across the wards.
Out of those seeking the above seats are 5800 independent candidates who have been cleared from the over 7000 candidates who had sent their applications.
From the ORPP statistics below is the list of these independent candidates
> 38 presidential independent candidates.
> 74 people for the 47 governor positions.
> 108 in senatorial posts.
> 95 women hope to represent the 47 counties in parliament.
> 748 have shown interest in the 290 MP seats.
> 4738 wants to represent the 1, 450 wards in the country.
We wish them all the best.
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