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Kenya"s parliamentary elections

Patrick O. Alila

Kenya"s parliamentary elections

ethnic politics in two rural constituencies in Nyanza

by Patrick O. Alila

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Published by Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

  • Nyanza Province (Kenya),
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- Kenya.,
    • Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people) -- Politics and government.,
    • Nyanza Province (Kenya) -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Patrick O. Alila.
      SeriesDiscussion paper / Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi ;, no. 282, Discussion paper (University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies) ;, no. 282.
      LC ClassificationsJQ2947.A95 A39 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination37 p. ;
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2524415M
      LC Control Number87980618

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By-elections. By-elections are the second among the major types of. Kenya General and Presidential Elections 5 provided by the law to consolidate and post all the official polling station results forms. Instead, the IEBC hastily declared the final presidential election results on Aug. 11, just three days after election day, based on the constituency-level results forms, and prior to the receipt of all.

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These are the official Preliminary Results of the Parliamentary Election. A new report published by NDI and the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA Kenya) highlights a number of important political gains made by women during the general elections. For the first time in Kenya’s history, women were elected to serve as governors and senators, and 29 percent more women ran for office than in the previous election — a fact that led to the.

The Clerk, Senate. Tel: () or ; Fax: 2 ; E-mail: [email protected]; The Clerk, National Assembly. Tel: 2 or   A New Democracy in Kenya. In Junethe National Assembly amended the constitution, making Kenya officially a one-party state, and parliamentary elections were held in September The elections reinforced the one-party system.

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Prior to the elections, the Jubilee Alliance consisted of The National Alliance, United Republican Party, and the National Rainbow the results were announced, Jubilee made post-election agreements with the New Ford Kenya, Alliance Party of Kenya.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alila, Patrick O. Kenya's parliamentary elections. Nairobi, Kenya: Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi, presidential, parliamentary and local elections in Kenya. Of the member delegation, IRI deployed 32 election observers to 33 constituencies across the country’s eight provinces, where they monitored electoral processes at more than polling stations.

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