New Law to Limit Election Spending in Kenya


The cabinet has approved the Campaign Finance Bill 2012, which will set spending limits for both candidates and donors in a bid to eliminate the influence of finances on the election outcome.

A voter participates in mock elections in Nairobi (file photo).

  • Kenya:  New Bill Set to Limit Election Spending

    The Star, 3 June 2012

    The days are numbered for politicians who buy their way into leadership through unchecked spending over the election period. If the proposed Campaign Financing Bill passes, ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Legal Analysis - Draft Campaign Financing Bill

    International Freedom of Expression Exchange Clearing House, 2 May 2012

    ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft Campaign Financing Bill, 2011 ("the Draft Bill") of Kenya, which is currently undergoing a stakeholder review process by the Constitutional ... read more »