Kenya’s Electoral Body to Review Diaspora Vote


The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission maintains that it has the final say on whether citizens outside the country may vote despite an earlier Cabinet decision to rule out registration for Kenyans abroad.
  • Kenya:  IEBC to Decide Fate of Diaspora Voters

    Capital FM, 28 November 2012

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) maintained on Wednesday that it had the final say on whether Kenyans in the Diaspora would be registered for next year's ... read more »

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Ballot box being emptied.

  • Kenya:  Diaspora May Not Vote, Says Wamalwa

    The Star, 28 November 2012

    The government yesterday gave a strong indication that Kenyans in diaspora may not participate in the March 4 general election. read more »

  • Kenya:  Diaspora Kenyans Will Not Vote in 2013 Polls

    Capital FM, 27 November 2012

    Kenyans in the Diaspora will not cast votes for their preferred presidential candidate on March 4, 2013 after all. Constitutional Affairs Minister Eugene Wamalwa told Parliament ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Diaspora May Not Vote

    The Star, 28 November 2012

    Kenyans in the diaspora may not take part in the March 4th general election. Justice Minister Eugene Wamalwa told parliament yesterday that the Cabinet discussed the exercise by ... read more »

  • Kenya:  2.8 Million Voters Registered in First Week - IEBC

    Capital FM, 26 November 2012

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) says it registered some 2.8 million people in the first week of countrywide voter listing ahead of the March 4, 2013 ... read more »

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A voter is registered using the Biometric Voter Registration kit.

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