IEBC announces key dates towards the August 8th 2017 polls

BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,30TH MARCH 2017-Political parties wishing to participate in the General Election must finalize primaries before 26th April, 2017.The independent Electoral and Boundaries commission  also says intra-party disputes must be resolved and names of the persons been nominated to contest for various positions be forwarded to the IEBC on or before 10th May 2017.According to the timelines already gazetted the commission  has outlined the official campaign period for all the presidential candidates will officially commence on Sunday 28th May all the way to 5th Aug 2017,aspirants for position of member of the National Assembly  have been allocated Thursday June, 01 and Friday June 2nd 2017 as the nomination period exercise , campaign period shall run  from Thursday June 1st to August 5th ,2017.Timelines for the member of the county Assembly the nomination period shall run from sun,May 28th and wed may 31st ,2017,officials campaign period to run from Sun 28th may -5th Aug 2017.

The same also applies to those aspiring  to vie as  county governor where the nomination period runs from Thurs June 1st to Friday June 2nd 2017.Campaign period starts from Thurs 1st  June to Aug 1st 2017.

The notice seen by UPESINEWS also outlines important timelines for those aspiring for senators and county women reps.Below is the notice.


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