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November 1, 2017 9:05 PM European Union observers say poll was more transparent

Any election dispute should be presented in court, election observers from the European Union have said. The European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) also said an initial analysis of result forms for the October 26 repeat presidential poll had shown improvement in transparency and accuracy compared to the annulled August 8 vote. "Grievances 17

November 1, 2017 10:32 AM IEBC dismisses 3.5 million votes claimed by NASA

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has moved to clear doubts over voters’ data during the just concluded repeat presidential election. According to the data, 5.5 million voters were identified electronically, another 428,043 had their documents searched to prove their eligibility in the exercise while a further 1.6 million were identified 5

October 29, 2017 8:41 PM Relative calm returns to parts of the country hit by poll violence

Relative calm has returned to parts of the country hit by violent protests following the Thursday presidential election rerun. In Migori, normality has returned after three days of chaos, even as Vihiga Governor Wilbur Ottichilo condemned the brutality meted on residents of Majengo town during protests on Saturday. Shops and hotels opened in Migori town on Saturday 9

October 29, 2017 7:51 PM Kenya vote chief silent on rebel areas as uncertainty lingers

With the counting almost done after Thursday's presidential re-run, the results remained on hold as officials mulled what to do about 25 constituencies in four western counties where voting was blocked. There, supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga managed to prevent hundreds of polling stations from opening, prompting violent clashes with police 22

October 29, 2017 7:38 AM IEBC to announce next step on Nyanza voting

The presidential election results are expected to be announced Sunday after a laborious verification process at Bomas of Kenya. This even as the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced that it will Sunday make a decision on whether the four counties of Kisumu, Homa Bay, Siaya and Migori will vote in the repeat presidential election 6

October 28, 2017 9:47 AM In Kenya election re-run, polling incomplete and next steps uncertain

KISUMU - Kenyans who boycotted a repeat presidential election voiced relief on Saturday after authorities indefinitely delayed further attempts to hold the vote in some opposition areas due to the risk of violence. But while the election board’s decision stemmed the prospect of more clashes, it also pushed to the fore a new question: can President Uhuru 4

October 27, 2017 7:21 AM Mixed reactions after Chief Justice Maraga votes in repeat poll

Chief Justice David Maraga cast his vote on Thursday afternoon at Bosose Primary School in Nyamira County. Photos of Justice Maraga, who annulled the August 8th election that culminated in Thursday’s election, casting his vote caused a frenzy on social media perhaps because of the controversy surrounding the repeat poll. The move by the CJ to take part in the election 10

October 27, 2017 7:19 AM Low voter turnout taints Uhuru victory in repeat presidential election

Results of Kenya’s presidential election re-run started to trickle in on Friday, with early estimates of the turnout at below 35 percent, dealing a blow to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s hopes for a decisive second-term mandate. With nearly all followers of opposition leader Raila Odinga heeding the veteran’s call for a boycott, Kenyatta’s victory is not in question

October 27, 2017 5:34 AM IEBC has 36,854 results from 40,883 polling stations

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 27 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) says it has received 36,854 forms 34A and 75 forms 34B through its public portal as vote tallying for the repeat presidential election continues. Through his Twitter account, IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati stated that the electoral body’s team was currently 12

October 27, 2017 4:12 AM Chebukati: Voter turnout closer to 30pc than 48pc “best estimate”

By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 27 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission is this morning expected to give an update on the voter turnout in Thursday’s polls. Initial figures show that there was a low turnout in the 30 per cent range according to IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati who says only 6.5 million registered voters turned out to cast their 5