Election Assistance FOIA update: disappointed to see from USAID records that IFES was supporting Kenya IEBC/Kenyatta-Ruto defense of 2013 election petition by civil society and opposition

Kenya election assistance FOIA update - disappointed to learn IFES was working to support Kenya IEBC along with Kenyatta and Ruto to uphold alleged 50.07% election margin against civil society and opposition challenge

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Initial thoughts on Kenya’s Supreme Court ruling

Congratulations to Kenyans on a peaceful resolution and Happy Easter. First comment: we do all see that election violence in Kenya is not inevitable; what happened in 2007 has identifiable causes even if they have not been acknowledged or addressed,…

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Kenya needs a better election review process next time . . . as respondents argue that IEBC has done “so much” that presidential election announcement should stand as good enough

So we are down to the hearing of the challenge to the presidential election involving some ten to twelve million voters in a country of over forty million. All of the voting was done by paper ballot and counting by…

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[Updated Wednesday] Kenyan election: What kind of “audit” did the IEBC do without the actual voter registration lists used? Will the Supreme Court require the registers to be disclosed as sought by AfriCOG?

Watch the hearings live: Citizen TV; or the other Kenyan networks. At 9am tomorrow [Wednesday] in Nairobi, the Kenyan Supreme Court is scheduled to announce a key ruling. The issue is whether or not the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission…

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“Media Zombie” stirs as Kenyan legal process moves forward [updated]

[Update: here is the Sunday Standard, "How Raila's poll petition may change the whole game"] "The many questions IEBC needs to clear with Kenyans over elections." The Saturday Nation The "media zombie" awakes with a recitation of damning basic questions…

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