What we know so far about repeat elections

The IEBC has released the latest figures from the national tallying centre at Bomas.

Pulse Live was on the ground at Bomas where the commission announced it has received results from 23 additional constituencies, bringing the number of constituency results so far received to 38 of the total 291 constituencies.

The additional constituencies whose results were received by the commission are:

The commission has also announced there would be seven verification desks at the National Tallying Centre at Bomas.

All the respective agents would be issued with a folder containing all Form 34 As  from each respective constituency for the purpose of verification and retention for party use.

Kenyans will have to wait longer for an official tally of the results as all the forms have to be brought to the National Tallying Centre at the Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi.

“The verification process will certainly take some time and we will announce the results via constituencies,” IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati said during the Friday afternoon briefing.

Earlier on Friday morning returning officers start across the country started arriving at the National Tallying Centre, Bomas of Kenya, with hard copies of the results they sent electronically.

In Bungoma, two people were on Friday shot dead during anti-IEBC demonstrations in the county.

Fresh protests later erupted after Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula addressed NASA supporters on the alleged killing of two people by police.

He accused police of using excessive force against anti-election protesters.

In Migori County where the repeat elections were postponed to Saturday, police engaged residents in running battles after rowdy youth blocked roads.

The officers lobbed teargas canisters to disperse protesters and removed boulders from one of the main road in the area.

NASA leader Raila Odinga while addressing supporters at his stronghold in Kibra Constituency, urged Kenyans to boycott the elections in Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori and Siaya Counties on Saturday.

He also announced that he would make an announcement on Monday to give the way forward on the next cause of action with regards to the Presidential repeat election.

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