Kenya Commission Concerned Over Voter Apathy

The country's electoral body has expressed concern over the low number of citizens registering to vote in the 2013 presidential election. So far, less than eight million of an expected 18 million eligible voters have signed up.

  • Kenya:  Low Voter Registration Worrying

    The Star, 9 December 2012

    The IEBC is concerned about the low voter registration turn out. Less than eight million people have registered with less than two weeks to the deadline. Chairman Isaac Hassan said ... read more »

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  • Kenya:  IEBC Puts Registration Centres On Google Maps

    The Star, 7 December 2012

    You can now find a voter registration centre that is nearest to you through Google Maps. read more »

  • Kenya:  Kibaki Urges Kenyans to Register As Voters

    Capital FM, 4 December 2012

    President Mwai Kibaki has urged Kenyans to make haste and register as voters before the December 18 deadline. read more »

  • Kenya:  Voter Listing Hitches Being Overcome - IEBC

    Capital FM, 22 November 2012

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has admitted that it did not test all the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits before registration commenced. read more »

  • Kenya:  Voter Enlisting Stalls in Uasin Gishu Wards

    The Star, 21 November 2012

    Voter registration has not started in some stations at SEGERO and Barsombe ward in Uasin Gishu. Kapng'etuny station does not have enough computers while Segero centre and Segero ... read more »

  • Kenya:  IEBC Aware of Challenges in Voter Registration

    The Star, 21 November 2012

    The IEBC says it is aware of the challenges facing the ongoing voter registration. Vice Chairperson Lilian Zaja says they are working on resolving the issues so that the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Kanjwa Defends Ministers Over Identity Cards

    The Star, 21 November 2012

    Immigration minister Otieno Kajwang' yesterday defended his ministry against claims of failing to issue national IDs to millions of youth to enable them register as voters for the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Voter Turn Out Rise in Coast

    The Star, 21 November 2012

    Coast province has seen an increase number of voter registration despite the perceived insecurity threats in the region . South Coast IEBC coordinator Amina Soud says the turn out ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Delays Mark Start of Voter Listing in Mombasa

    The Star, 20 November 2012

    Voter registration in most parts of Mombasa yesterday took off at a slow pace with most centres starting the exercise late amid a low turnout. read more »

  • Kenya:  Teso Clerks Slow Voter Registration

    The Star, 20 November 2012

    Residents of Teso yesterday complained that voter registrars were slow. Voter registration kicked off countrywide yesterday. At Teso County Council polling station in Amagoro, the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Low Turnout Hits Nyeri Registration

    The Star, 20 November 2012

    THERE was low turnout in Nyeri as voter registration kicked off yesterday morning. A spot check by The Star showed only a few people had registered by noon. read more »

A voter registration kit (file photo).

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