Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday applauded a number of aspirants who were seeking the United Democratic Alliance tickets but lost during the concluded primaries. Among them is Mheshimiwa Deborah Mutuku who has since accepted the results of the just concluded United Democratic Alliance movement Party nominations in Kitui county on Wednesday morning.
MP Ngunjiri Wambugu has today admitted that William Ruto could bag quantity MPs in Mt Kenya region just the way he did in 2017 while Uhuru Kenyatta will have a quality member of national assembly. He argues that in 2017 they made a mistake of having large number of MPs in Parliament who later turned against President Uhuru Kenyatta and his government.
Details emerging indicates that UDA National Election Board (NEB) has been ordered to organize for the repeat of nominations in various areas across the country. This is after aspirants filed some cases concerning last week nominations which were heard by Electoral and Nominations Dispute Resolutions Committee, this committee is the one that has ordered for this repeat.
Bernard Kitur The political season is yet again here with us and leaders are doing anything possible to win in the August polls. The nominations are now over and all eyes are focused on the bigger prize. Despite having won in the Nandi Hills parliamentary seat in the UDA primaries, the NEB overturned the results citing massive electoral irregularities and malpractices.
As the nomination process in numerous counties proceeds, the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) has refuted charges of rigging by some political hopefuls. Chairman of the UDA National Elections Board (NEB), Anthony Mwaura, described the claims as "unfounded rumors" on Thursday.
The Orange Democratic Movement Party is set to conduct their nomination preliminaries tomorrow in several regions including Migori County, one of the strongholds of Raila Odinga. Earlier on, there were complains that the preliminaries were not going to be free and fair making several aspirants worry about the outcome.
On Thursday, April 14th, United Democratic Alliance party nominations began in 36 counties around the country. With the exception of a few regions where the nomination process was postponed owing to disruption, the procedure went well in most areas. However, after the presentation of the results to deputy president William Samoei Ruto, the chairperson of the UDA party's National Elections Board, Antony Mwaura, declared that he had gained more enemies as a result of the procedure.
A herculean project to stem fallouts and make sure the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) celebration stays intact after the simply concluded nominations look forward to Deputy President William Ruto. Ruto has to strike stability on the way to soothe the nerves of the aggrieved events at the same time as on the equal time giving a guide to the winners of the primaries.
Orange Democratic Movement, ODM National Election Board, NEB Catherine Mumma is said to have reported a secret message on a WhatsApp group set to change change polling stations ahead of Migori County ODM Nominations. This late message according to the Nation, has against sent confusions among several Orange Democratic Movement, ODM aspirants ahead of the much awaited ODM primaries in Migori, one of the Raila Amolo Odinga's turf.
The recent party primaries held across the country in preparation for the general elections in August continued to generate strong reactions from Kenyans. The parties awarded direct tickets to certain hopefuls and also awarded certificates to winners in different fields to participate in the August polls. Riots rocked Kisumu County today after residents took to the streets threatening to vote for Vice President William Ruto in his quest to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in the race for the State House after the last decision of the Orange Democratic Movement (MDG).
The ODM Aspirants in the county of Migori are now left confused and disgusted following the decision taken by the ODM's National Elections Board to change the Polling centres ahead of the tomorrow, Monday April 18, party primaries. The Board's decision came in contrary to the earlier communication by the ODM leadership in the county.
A section of aggrieved UDA aspirants staged a demonstration outside the Hustler Center in Nairobi to oppose what they termed as the extortionist nature of the party. The aspirants, who lost in the party’s nominations, accused the party of setting high complaints filing fees to discourage them from disputing the outcomes.
We are approaching the general elections which are slated for the August 9th this year. Politicians have declared interests for various political seats and are out to campaign and popularize their political bids. As they campaign they are selling their manifesto to Kenyas no urging them to vote for them.
The Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya William Samoi Ruto had acknowledged that some incidents had happened at the various polling stations around the country which were somehow inviolable and some which were term as inevitable. While he acknowledged that the exercise was hampered by various challenges in some areas,the Deputy President had expressed satisfaction with how the nominations were carried out.
The United Democratic Alliance party (UDA) led by Deputy President William Ruto has issued another major announcement regarding the current ongoing nomination exercise in various parts of the country. This comes after the party through its National Elections Board (NEB) has earlier ordered a repeat of nominations in certain regions in Nairobi and Kiambu County after case of the credibility of the results arose.
Photo courtesy is used to report the news. On 14th April this month, the United Democratic Alliance party held it's party primaries inorder to differentiate between it party aspirants. Although the action was said to be free and fair, some parts experienced nominations that were not totally free and fair calling for a repetition.
The decision by the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) National Elections Board (NEB) to come up with a new list of polling centres in Migori County which will be used during the party primaries tomorrow has sparked confusion among aspirants. The board made the last minute changes despite an earlier communication from the party’s leadership in the county on the polling centres.
Following today's events, the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) announced new nomination operations in Starehe and Kamukunji.Anthony Mwaura, Chairman of the UDA National Elections Board (NEB), stated the situation has been investigated in both constituencies. On the other hand, he warned aggrieved parties to file complaints with the party's electoral nomination dispute resolution committee, which would respond within 12 hours.
With less than four months to the general elections, parties are holding nominations across the country to meet the deadline set aside by IEBC. However, with all these party nominations hullabaloo, ODM seems to be repeating the same mistakes that have always cost the giant party seats in every general election.
The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has postponed its primaries in Nairobi. According to Nairobi branch president Bernard Miruka, the primaries were postponed by the party's national election board amid fears of planned violence during the primaries. Photo courtesy In a timetable released on March 30, the party was to conduct its nominations in Nairobi County on tomorrow Thursday, April 21.