Election Countdown: 45 days to go

June 24, 2022 - 5 Minutes Read - By Kennedy Osore
Election timelines and activities 
Official campaign period.29th May, 2022 – 6th August, 2022
Political parties participating in the General Election to submit their Party List to IEBC.25th June, 2022
Political parties and candidates to appoint and submit to the IEBC the names of the County Tallying Centre Election Agents.25th July, 2022
For presidential elections, political parties and candidates to be appointed and submit the names of the National and Constituency Chief Election Agents to IEBC.25th July, 2022
General Election day.9th August, 2022
Significant political event of the week:

The IEBC has announced a total of 22,120,458 registered voters representing a 12.79% jump from 2017 when the total number of registered voters was 19,611,423. The announcement follows the release of the final audit report on the register of voters. KPMG had been tasked to audit the register of voters.

The audited register of voters indicates that women represent 49.12% of the registered voters while men are at 50.88%. The number of youth (18-34 years old) registered to vote in 2022 stands at 39.84% which is a decline of 5.27% against 2017. The enrolment rate of PWDs stands at 18.94% of the eligible voting population. Registration of Kenyans living is diaspora constitutes 0.05% of the register of voters. 

Next upcoming significant event: 
  • The Official Campaign period commenced on May 29, 2022, and will go on until August 6, 2022. 
  • Political parties participating in the General Election to submit their Party List to IEBC before June 25, 2022.
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