IEBC team in Tunisia to share strategy

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Tunisia's electoral management body, Instance Superieurie Independante Pour Les Elections (ISIE), invited IEBC to share experiences on the mapping of election risk. IEBC has deployed a tool, which was developed by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), to gauge risk factors in elections so as to lessen election related violence.

IEBC's Commissioner Mohamed Alawi and two senior staff showcased the system in Tunis. Kenya has successfully used the system to analyze risk factors during elections. The data collected has been shared with stakeholders, among them political parties and security agencies.


Provisional Results Put Kariuki Ahead in Mathare By-election

Nairobi: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 9.00pm
Steven Kariuki of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) came first in Mathre by-election according to provisional results received from all the 115 polling stations by 9pm.

Mr. Kariuki received 14,966 votes ahead of Mr. George Wanjohi who came in second with 14,082 votes. Final results will be declared and the winner issued with a certificate after all hard copy form 34 have been tallied.

The by-election witnessed a low voter turnout at 33% of the 88,053 registered voters. The results were relayed electronically to the tallying centre at St. Teressa's Girls Primary School.

Final results will be announced today.
The complete provisional results, also available at, were as follows:
Steven Kariuki (ODM) - 14,966
George Wanjohi (TNA) - 14,082
William Omondi (Independent) - 194
Crispus Fwamba (MDP) - 66
Mariam Macharia (Independent) - 39
Sammy Mudanya (PPK) - 37
Blasto Obat (Independent) - 19
Billian Okoth (NLP) - 15
Nixon Kavai (Independent) - 11

Results for Mathare By-election

NAIROBI: Monday, August 11, 2014
Provisional results for Mathare By-election continue to be received electronically. By 8.30pm, 105 of the 115 polling stations had transmitted their results using the Results Transmission System (RTS). Steven Kariuki had 13,656, George Wanjohi 12,596, William Omondi 181, Chrispus Nyangangali 59, Muthoni Mariam 35, Sammy Mudanya 34, Barack Obat 19, Ballian Ojiwa 13 and Nixon Inziria 11.
Results can be accessed online on or on android phones. To install and use the IEBC Provisional Election Results Application on Android, open the Google Play Store Application on your Android phone. Then search for 'IEBC Provisional Results' and "install". It requires your phone to have at least 1.5 megabytes free.
Wait for the app to download and Installs on your phone. If the app doesn't open automatically, open the app from the apps drawer i.e. click on the app named “IEBC Provisional Results”. When the app opens, select an election of interest (Mathare) and wait for the results to load. To refresh and get the latest results click/select the blue refresh button to load the latest data from the IEBC API.

Polling Closes, Tallying Starts in Mathare By-election

Mathare webphotoA voter is identified electronically before being issued with a ballot paper in the Mathare by-election.

NAIROBI: Monday, August 11, 2014
Counting and tallying of votes is underway in Mathare Constituency after polling stations closed at 5pm.

Mathare voters went back to the polls to elect their member of the National Assembly is a race that was contested by nine candidates. Polling stations opened at 6am and no major incident was reported as the process was conducted peacefully.


Preparations on Course for Mathare By-Election

Mathare-constituency-by-electionMathare by-election polling clerks conduct mock elections during a training session at St. Teressa's Girls Primary School.

NAIROBI: Friday, August 08, 2014
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is making final preparations to conduct Mathare constituency by-election on Monday, 11th August, 2014.

The Commission has hired and trained 230 presiding and deputy presiding officers as well as 460 polling clerks for the exercise. Staff deployment and distribution of election material to polling stations will be done on Sunday, 10th August, 2014.


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