In Summary
  • The consequences of having more candidates in the election scheduled for October 26, are stated in the agreement between the poll agency and OT Morpho — the company supplying the poll technology.
  • The agreement stated as part of its necessary conditions, that the election be on October 26 and that the poll be limited to two candidates, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga.
  • Reconfiguration of the tablets used at the 40,883 polling stations and the 291 constituency tallying centres would also involve changing the format of the forms 34B.

The court’s decision to allow Dr Ekuru Aukot and other candidates in the August 8 polls to participate in the repeat presidential election could result in an increase in the cost of the election as well as pushing forward of the date.

This is because the gadgets that are a crucial part of the Kenya Integrated Election Management System (Kiems) would have to be reconfigured to include the names of the additional candidates.

The consequences of having more candidates in the election scheduled for October 26, are stated in the agreement between the poll agency and OT Morpho — the company supplying the poll technology.

The agreement stated as part of its necessary conditions, that the election be on October 26 and that the poll be limited to two candidates, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga.

RECONFIGURATION

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