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 »