It’s mid-June: another month goes by without Kenya’s election results while Hassan goes to Washington [revised]

IFES, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, hosted the latest round of its “IEBC goes to Washington” events with Chairman Hassan on June 12–this one purporting to discuss “lessons learned” from the March 4 election (link to webcast). A key…

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[Updated June 3] “Kenya’s Elections: Observing the observers”

The new June issue of Africa in Fact published by Good Governance Africa based in South Africa has an article, "Kenya's Elections: Observing the observers" by Mienke Mari Steytler.  I hope you will take time to read it. The article included some…

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Kenyan Parliamentary committee summons registrar of parties; issues include failure to publish election results

The Star reports on the latest round of the IEBC controversy: Acting Registrar of Political Parties Lucy Ndung'u has been summoned by the National Assembly Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs. The committee wants to find out why she is holding…

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Kenya’s IEBC dangles “kitu kidogo” for political parties to avoid publishing election results

Kenya’s IEBC dangles “kitu kidogo” for political parties to avoid publishing election results
Counting in Nairobi suburb

The Star reported this week that the "IEBC wants political parties act amended". From the headline one would expect to read perhaps an article on some type of reform arising out of the failed primary elections early this year, or…

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[Updated with Video] “Fraud and Vote Patterns in Kenya’s 2013 Election: Evidence from an Exit Poll”–Gibson and Long event in Washington Thursday

  “Fraud and Vote Patterns in Kenya's 2013 Election: Evidence from an Exit Poll” Clark Gibson Professor, University of California, San Diego James Long Visiting Scholar, Harvard University Assistant Prof., University of Washington   Thursday, May 2, 2013 4:30-6:00 pm…

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