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JUST IN: 11 Presidential Aspirants Disqualified by IEBC as Campaign Period is Announced

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commision has been hard at work in preparation for the August 9th General Elections that are slated to be some of the most electric in recent times.

Picture courtesy. IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati.

According to the IEBC reports, about 50 Presidential Aspirants are scheduled to contest in the General Elections for the top seat in the country with most of them running as Independent Candidates in the elections.

This week, will see many of the Aspirants get clearance to run in the elections as per the reports from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commision.

However, they must meet all the requirements that are enshrined in the constitution for them to be allowed to run in the August polls and this might see most of them locked out.

The Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance and Kenya Kwanza flag bearers recently announced their running mates in Rigathi Gachagua and Martha Karua.

This morning, as per the reports from the IEBC through Citizen TV News, 11 candidates failed to submit the names of their running mates and will thus be not in the August 9th General Elections.

The deadline had been put as the 16th of May 2022 and failure to have done this meant that they will not be in the ballot for August General Elections.

The official Campaign Period has also been announced as May 29 to August 6; presidential aspirants must, by close of business today, present 48,000 signatures from at least 24 counties.

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Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance IEBC Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commision Kenya Wafula Chebukati

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