Political parties expected to submit nomination rules to IEBC starting today

February 20, 2017 9:00 am
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The exercise will take 14 days and and will determine what procedures will be used by individual parties in undertaking nominations, in what is condidered one of the most delicate acts in politics/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 20 — Political parties were on Monday expected to start submitting their party nomination rules to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.

The exercise will take 14 days and and will determine what procedures will be used by individual parties in undertaking nominations, in what is considered one of the most delicate acts in politics.

IEBC rules and regulation for participating in an election requires that each party adhere strictly to the nomination timelines.

Another landmark timeline related to this is the period within which aspirants are allowed to switch parties.

After receiving the party membership lists on March 19, the commission will not allow anybody to decamp which is why candidates have been busy shifting political alliances in the past weeks.

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