Vendor Raises Red Flag Over Voter Registry–Business Daily

See important story in Nairobi’s Business Daily Africa reporting on concerns raised by a major UK-based prospective vendor on the tender for software and services for electronic voter registry. In 2007 the ECK voted not to use the technology purchased to report the vote tallies from the constituencies to the central headquarters at the KICC (and the Kreigler Commission essentially let the ECK decline to produce their records regarding this crucial decision made just before the election.) Key Returning Officers turned off their cellphones to drop out of contact at the crucial times. A successful election does not require a $400M project with controversial new technology.

Ken

American lawyer. Took leave from corporate career to “assist” democracy in East Africa. After stolen '07 election in Kenya and violent aftermath I have tried to bring out truth of events for those who care in hope we can learn and do better.

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