Shortly after engaging Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission officials at the training of journalists on election reporting in preparation for the 2022 General Elections members of the Kenya Editors Guild were hosted by President Uhuru Kenyatta for a candid interview at State House Nairobi on the evening of Monday 23rd August 2021.
KISUMU, Kenya October 4 - The Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) aims to register 124,159 new voters in Kisumu County during the month-long improved continuous registration that began on Monday. County IEBC Chief Electoral Officer Patrick Odame said the potential to reach the goal and beyond is real.
The Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission has announced that the exercise to delimit new Constituency Boundaries cannot be carried out in readiness for the 2022 General Elections. IEBC further indicated that the earliest the process can feasibly be carried out is in 2024. This announcement will be a major drawback to BBI proponents as one of the key sweeteners of the document was the creation of 70 new constituencies.
Political heats continue to rise as the political year 2022 together with the Building Bridges Initiative, BBI amendment continues to advance as days go by.
Shocking revelations that the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) did not print the BBI Documents that were ratified by County Assemblies in Kenya could jeopardize the whole BBI process.Paul Mwangi.City Lawyer Paul Mwangi a proponent of the BBI and legal adviser to Raila Odinga stated that " The Constitution requires the promoter of a popular initiative to submit to the IEBC a draft Bill with the requisite signatures.
Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has put in place all required necessities for proper voting in the ongoing by-elections in Bonchari and Juja constituencies.IEBC has spoken an important message to those who will be exercising their constitutional role today by electing their leaders, via their Twitter account it informs voters that they shall be identified using biometric by KIEMS kits.
Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Commissioner Abdi Yakub Guliye has warned that results transmission during the 2022 polls will be affected just like it was the case during the highly contested 2017 polls if network challenges witnessed during the 2017 polls are not fixed now. The Kenya Integrated Elections Management System (KIEMS) used in the 2017 polls failed in several polling stations across the country due to poor network reception but the opposition claimed that the problem w
The Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) through the commissioner-Abdi Guliye, has announced that it will bar nobody from vying in any political position in the name that they have been charged in a court of law. This announcement comes to the public after the Senator Samson Cherargei of Nandi raised fears saying that, those politicians being charged in court because of political reasons could be barred from vying in the coming elections. Abdi has elaborated the constitution regarding the matter
After the Building Bridges Initiative got out of the Signature verification stage and currently on the County Assemblies discussion stage where they are discussing it.
The Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has postponed By-Elections in five counties due to the devastating effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati said that the move was necessitated by President Uhuru Kenyatta directive issued on 15th and 25th March, 2020 aimed at containing the spread of the Covid-19. Mr Chebukati said that the Commission was postponing the polls in line with Section 55 (B) of the Election Act, 2011 and Regulations 64 (A) of
The Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission uploaded vthe 2017 General Elections data two days ago.But again they recalled the 2017 general Elections data that was uploaded, saying that the data had typographical error and this was due to occasionally massive data entered into the system. The 2017 Elections brought a lot of chaos in Kenya.And this was due to errors in elections and number of voters.But it seems the same error is still in the data. After the supreme Court of kenya had ordered IEBC to