Party Nominations in Kenya

Updated: May 2017
A cartoon man stands by a desk. There is an inset sign language interpreter

In 2017, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Kenya Electoral Assistance Program (KEAP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported the production of a video to inform voters about the process for party list nominations by the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC).  A full transcript is available below.


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All political parties must submit lists of successful aspirants to IEBC on or before 10th May, 2017. The Commission shall register all candidates for general election as follows:


Presidential and Senatorial -28th-29th May 2017


Member of County Assembly- 28th-31st May 2017


County Woman Member to the National Assembly-30th -31st May 2017


Gubernatorial and Members of National Assembly - 1st -2nd June 2017


Ensure that you fulfill all the requirements for their positions before the registration dates.        


IEBC shall hold a pre-candidate registration meeting with all aspirants on 23rd May 2017 in their respective electoral areas. This message is brought to you by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). For more information visit Your Vote, Your Future!


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