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Nairobi Returning Officer Distances Himself From Sakaja's Governor Declaration

The Nairobi gubernatorial race continues to baffle many three days after voting was concluded. The Independence Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati had maintained that the results from every tallying center is final. However, Nairobi Friday noon witnessed misinformation after media reported that incumbent Senator Johnson Sakaja of UDA had trounced Jubilee's Polycarp Igathe.

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Nairobi Returning Officer Distances Himself From Sakaja's Governor Declaration

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"We Shall Remove You From This Tallying Center" Chebukati Fires At Disruptive Personnel

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission chairman Wafula Chebukati has fired at those personnel at the Bomas of Kenya who he has felt they were slowing the verification process through their disruption. Chebukati has ordered all those who are at Bomas to stop any forms of disruption and give an ample time for returning officers to submit their original documents of the presidential results.

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British Political Scientist Who Authored 'How To Rig An Election' Reacts To Ongoing Tallying Process

Professor Nic Cheeseman. [Source/Birmingham] Renowned British political scientist and author Nic Cheeseman has reacted to the ongoing counting of votes that were cast on Tuesday's presidential contest. Local media stations have come up with varying provisional results obtained from forms 34A posted on the IEBC’s live portal causing confusion among Kenyans who have been following the process with abated breath.

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British Political Scientist Who Authored 'How To Rig An Election' Reacts To Ongoing Tallying Process

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Latest Presidential Results As Per IEBC

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission started checking Forms 34B on Thursday. These forms include the presidential results that were announced at the constituency level. Before declaring a winner in the presidential election that took place on August 9, the commission needs to verify all of the 290 Forms 34B and the results from the diaspora.

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Latest Presidential Results As Per IEBC

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"We are Patiently Waiting" Raila's Brother Oburu Odinga Says as he Reveals What They are Hoping For

It's is a job well done by former prime minister Raila Odinga elder brother Oburu Odinga as he was declared a winner of the Senate seat representing the people of Siaya County despite his elderly age. Being a staunch supporter of his brother, president Uhuru Kenyatta's handshake soulmate Raila Odinga, the senator elect has expressed his gratitude to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), hailing them for doing a good job, but also commending on the National tallying centers for the presidency vote.

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Chebukati Reveals Incidents of Disruption at Bomas as He Tells Parties Agents to Restrain Themselves

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission chairman Wafula Chebukati has said that political parties agents are taking too long to very the results forms being received at the national tallying centre in Bomas of Kenya. Wafula Chebukati stated that the parties agents are scrutinizing the results forms as if they are conducting a forensic audit.

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Chebukati Reveals Incidents of Disruption at Bomas as He Tells Parties Agents to Restrain Themselves

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UDA Agents Clash With IEBC Officials At Bomas as Veronica Maina Issues Threat, More Details Revealed

Political temperatures and pressures escalated on Thursday at the Bomas of Kenya as the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission begins verification of forms 34B. IEBC officials had a rough time controlling the united Democratic Alliance Party's presidential agents who were alleging that unverified form 34B in boxes were being Smuggled in.

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UDA Agents Clash With IEBC Officials At Bomas as Veronica Maina Issues Threat, More Details Revealed

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Apologies, "We Have Noticed We Are Moving Slowly, " Chebukati Says, Reveals What Should be Done

Wafula Chebukati now said they noticed they were not moving as fast as they expected. He added that the entire process of counting presidential votes should take place as soon as possible. “Please note that we are not moving as fast as we would like; therefore, this activity should be completed as soon as possible,” Chebukati said.

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Apologies,

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IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati declares Raila winner in these constituencies after verification.

As tallying of presidential results takes third day since elections, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries commission (IEBC) has confirmed to the public that they have so far received around 99% of all forms from different polling stations. This includes the counted votes sent by the polling stations to their system after counting.

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IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati declares Raila winner in these constituencies after verification.

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Ntv, ktn, T47, Citizen Temporarily Suspend Displaying Presidential Provisional Polls

Local Media House Withdraw Display Of Continuous Vote Count, What's Happening? Kenyans have been following vote count at the disposal of their screens, the numbers have been interchanging back amd forth for William Samoei Ruto and Raila Amolo Odinga. From citizen, Ntv, Ktn, Tv47 and kbc had there parallel tallying center from IEBC.

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Ntv, ktn, T47, Citizen Temporarily Suspend Displaying Presidential Provisional Polls

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Francis Atwoli Breaks His Silence On The Ongoing Votes Tallying

Francis Atwoli is one of the most famous individuals in the republic of Kenya. He is the current secretary general of the COTU and on top of that, he is among the top individuals who are supporting hon Raila Odinga's presidential bid where in many occasions, he has been defending him from his rivals.

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Francis Atwoli Breaks His Silence On The Ongoing Votes Tallying

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Current Situation At Bomas of Kenya As Citizen TV Reporter Alleges What Is Happening-Video

The presidential results have been giving many kenyans sleepless nights and the reporters from different Television stations have been working hard to display the results. The current situation at the Bomas of Kenya clearly shows why kenyans will need to wait for the Announcement of the results as they have started displaying the results of each constituency after the allegations that somebody tried to manipulate the results of the polling station.

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Current Situation At Bomas of Kenya As Citizen TV Reporter Alleges What Is Happening-Video

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Most recent updates to the presidential election results.

According to the most recent preliminary results from Nation, Hon. Raila Odinga, the leader of the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya party, and United Democratic Alliances (UDA) vice president William Samoei Ruto are still in a close race. The IEBC will complete the counting process, and the current results indicate that Hon.

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Most recent updates to the presidential election results.

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Atwoli Finaly Breaks Silences As IEBC Continues Talling Presidential Results

Concern has been expressed by Kenyans who are eagerly awaiting the final news from the election commission about the decision by Kenyan media outlets to halt calculating and presenting the results of the Presidential vote from 34As. As a result, representatives from opposing political parties have taken to their social media accounts to encourage their followers and express confidence that they will win.

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Atwoli Finaly Breaks Silences As IEBC Continues Talling Presidential Results

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IEBC Declares Former Siaya Senator Elected Governor

The incumbent Siaya Senator James Orengo has been declared Governor Elect for Siaya County in the just concluded election under the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party. Orengo is the senate minority leader. He beat his closest rival Nicholas Gumbo of United Democratic Movement (UDM).

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IEBC Declares Former Siaya Senator Elected Governor

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Atwoli Finaly Breaks Silence As IEBC Continues With Tallying Presidential Results

Kenyans who are eagerly anticipating the election commission's final report have raised concern about the decision of Kenyan media sources to postpone counting 34A ballots and publishing the results. In response, both partisan leaders assured their internet fans that they would succeed. Francis Atwoli, the COTU's leader, also had to respond to Benji Ndolo's tweet, which claimed that Atwoli had asked broadcasters to halt the proceedings after recognizing there had been no advancement on the Azimio side.

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Atwoli Finaly Breaks Silence As IEBC Continues With Tallying Presidential Results

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Atwoli Finaly Breaks Silence As IEBC Continues With Tallying Presidential Results

Kenyan media outlets' decision to stop tallying presidential ballots from 34As and show the results has worried Kenyans, who are patiently waiting for the final update from the electoral commission. This has caused politicians on both sides of the political divide to use social media to give hope to their supporters and show confidence that their side will win.

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Atwoli Finaly Breaks Silence As IEBC Continues With Tallying Presidential Results

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What Are Forms 34A, 34B And 34C

Kenyans have been seeking to dispel rumors about Forms 34A, which have taken center stage as the country waits for Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairperson Wafula Chebukati to announce the presidential results. The IEBC claims that several forms are employed during the presidential election result verification procedure.

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What Are Forms 34A, 34B And 34C

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UDA Parliamentary Candidate Loses to Jubilee Candidate in Starehe Race

Amos Mwago of the Jubilee Party won the Starehe Parliamentary seat with 50,787 votes. He defeated United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party MP Simon Mbugua, an opponent from the EALA who received 35,548 votes. However, Millia Wanjiru, the returning officer, only declared the Mp position, leaving the other seats vacant.

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UDA Parliamentary Candidate Loses to Jubilee Candidate in Starehe Race

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Most Reported Electoral Offences

According to Noordin Haji, director of public prosecutions, violence and intimidation are the most commonly reported crimes associated with elections. According to documents obtained by The Star from the DPP on Thursday, August 11th, this category of crime accounted for 22% of all cases.

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Most Reported Electoral Offences