10 things you need to know about the Elections today

Opinion polls differ on the presidential race as 3 people are arrested of Msando's murder.

  • Police arrest 3 people in Msando murder case

Police have arrested three suspects in connection with the killing of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ICT Manager Chris Msando.

  • Former US Secretary of State message on Msando murder

Former US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is the co-leader of the Carter Centre's election monitoring team in Kenya, has paid tribute to slain IEBC official Christopher Msando.

  • Government disowns military papers

The government dismissed as fake documents that purported that the military will be used to rig next week’s elections.

  • Uhuru in Makueni, Kilifi and Mombasa counties

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesdays takes Jubilee campaigns to Makueni, Kilifi and Mombasa counties.

  • Raila in Kericho and Narok counties

Raila on Wednesday leads the Nasa brigade to Rift Valley in Kericho and Narok counties.

  • IEBC receives last batch of ballot papers

IEBC on Tuesday night received the final batch of 75 presidential ballot papers and 92 for ward election arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport from Dubai.

  • Opinion polls differ on presidential race

Infotrak have predicted a neck and neck race in the presidential contest, with Raila in the lead (49 per cent) against Mr Kenyatta (48 per cent) while Ipsos had the incumbent taking the lead with 47 per cent against his main opponent's 44 per cent, which was one percentage point higher than the previous survey.

  • Results transmission to be conducted on Wednesday

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) was Wednesday set to conduct a live simulation of the election results transmission system countrywide to test its capability ahead of next week’s elections.

  • Military spokesman dispels disappearance claims

Military Spokesman Joseph Owuoth has dismissed claims that he is missing, following allegations that he is the one who authenticated some documents released by Opposition leaders.

  • COMESA sends election observers

COMESA has deployed 15 observers to Kenya to oversee Tuesday's general election

The team has nominees from Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Malawi, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and the COMESA secretariat.

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