IEBC announces date for Kibra by-election

All the crucial dates for Kibra by-election announced

IEBC gazettes November 7, 2019 as date for Kibra Constituency by-election

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has set Monday November 7, 2019 as the date for the Kibra Constituency by-election.

A gazette notice published on Monday further directed all political parties intending to participate in the by-election to forward names of aspirants who will participate in the party primary elections as well as the date of the primaries on or before Monday August 26, 2019.

Independent candidates are required to submit their names and symbol to IEBC on the same date.

Following the party primaries, political parties will be required to submit the name of the nominated candidate representing them on or before Tuesday September 3, 2019.

Nomination papers will be submitted by candidates to the Returning Officer on September 9 and September 10 between the hours of 8 am and 1 pm and between 2 pm and 4 pm.

Campaigns for Kibra by-election to begin on September 9

According to the Gazette Notice, the campaign season for the by-election will run from when the candidates submit their nomination papers until Monday November 4, 2019 between the hours of 7 am to 6 pm.

By October 23, all the participating political parties and independent candidates will be required to submit the names of their constituency Election agents to IEBC.

The IEBC has also suspended the registration or revision of the voters register for the period running up to the by-election. The suspension will be lifted on November 18, 2019.

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