On the 9th of August 2022, one of Africa’s largest economies Kenya, located in East Africa will go to vote for its 5th president in the general elections 2022. This will be following; Jomo Kenyatta, Daniel Arap Moi, and Mwai Kibaki who are all the deceased apart from Uhuru Kenyatta the outgoing president. Kenya is voting in the Kenyan presidential elections 2022.
Who are the presidential candidates on the ballot paper?
The candidates on the Kenyan ballot paper 2022 are, Raila Odinga, William Ruto, George Wajackoyah, David Mwaure Waihiga. Raila is a four-time failed presidential candidate and is trying his luck again. The 77-year-old former prime minister has a reputation as a formidable campaigner.
William Ruto on the other hand, is a 55-year-old Deputy President, he has proved a match for Mr. Odinga on the campaign trail and has drawn large crowds.
What are the procedures of Voting in the presidential elections Kenya 2022?
On polling day, Kenyans will be casting multiple votes these will be alongside the presidential election, people will be voting for MPs and senators to go to the national parliament, county governors and county assembly members. For the women, they will get an extra vote to elect one of 47 women’s representatives to sit in the national assembly.
How is the winner decided?
Will the Kenyan Presidential Election be Free and Fair?