Act No: No. 24 of 2011
Act Title: ELECTIONS
SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION
Arrangement of Sections
THE ELECTIONS (REGISTRATION OF VOTERS) REGULATIONS, 2012

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I – PRELIMINARY

1.

Citation

2.

Interpretation

PART II – ADMINISTRATION

3.

Registration centres

4.

Registration officers

5.

Assistant registration officers

5A.

Gazettement of registration officers

PART III – THE REGISTER OF VOTERS

6.

Preparation of register

7.

Registration areas and Registration centres

8.

Registration particulars

9.

Changes to register

10.

Other changes requiring notice, etc.

11.

Periodic list of changes

12.

Certification of Register of Voters

PART IV – REGISTRATION OF VOTERS

13.

Application for new registration

13A.

Registration procedure

13B.

Numerous registrations

13C.

Transfer of registration

14.

Application for change in registration

15.

When applications not allowed

16.

Consideration by registration officer

PART V – CLAIMS

17.

Time for making claims

18.

Method for making claim

19.

Notice of claims

20.

Consideration of claims

21.

Time for appeal

22.

Method of appeal

23.

Request

24.

Hearing of appeal

25.

Changes to register

26.

Claims not to affect register

PART VI – INSPECTION AND VERIFICATION OF REGISTER

27.

Inspection of register

27A.

Verification of Register of Voters

27B.

Process of Verification

28.

Revision of register

PART VII – PREPARATION OF NEW REGISTER

29.

Direction from Commission

30.

Notice

31.

Registrations

32.

Preparation of new register

33.

Publication of register

PART VIII – REGISTRATION OF KENYAN CITIZENS RESIDING OUTSIDE KENYA

34.

Registration of Kenyan citizens residing out of Kenya

35.

Registration particulars of Kenyan citizens residing out of Kenya

36.

Application for Registration by Kenyan citizens residing out of Kenya

37.

Eligibility to Vote

38.

Registration personnel

39.

Type of elections

PART VIIIA – REGISTRATION OF CITIZENS IN KENYAN PRISONS

39A.

Registration of citizens in Kenyan prisons

39B.

Registration particulars of citizens in Kenyan prisons

39C.

Eligibility to vote

39D.

Registration personnel

39E.

When prisoner may vote

PART IX – MISCELLANEOUS

40.

Summoning witnesses, evidence, etc

41.

Notice to individuals

42.

Publication of notices

43.

Minor inaccuracies immaterial

44.

Observation of the registration process

45.

Alternative means of signification

46.

Revocation of L.N. 173/2002

SCHEDULES

Schedule

THE ELECTIONS (VOTER EDUCATION) REGULATIONS, 2012

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

THE ELECTIONS (VOTER EDUCATION) REGULATIONS, 2012

PART I – PRELIMINARY

1.

Short Title.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Objective of Regulations.

PART II – VOTER EDUCATION COMMITEES

4.

Establishment of Voter Education Committees.

5.

Composition of National Committee.

6.

Sub Committees of the National Committee.

7.

Commission may assign staff.

8.

Chairperson and vice-chairperson.

9.

Functions of the National Committee.

10.

Procedure of the National Committee.

11.

Composition of constituency committees.

12.

Functions of constituency committees.

13.

Procedure of constituency committees.

14.

Declaration.

15.

Remuneration.

16.

Reports.

PART III – VOTER EDUCATORS

17.

Voter educators

18.

Manner of carrying out the tasks of voter educators.

19.

Qualifications.

PART IV – ACCREDITATION OF NON STATE VOTER EDUCATION PROVIDERS

20.

Application for accreditation.

21.

Accreditation criteria.

22.

Certificate of accreditation.

23.

Inspection of register.

24.

Accredited person's and organisations to sign code of conduct.

25.

Commission may revoke accreditation, etc.

26.

Impartiality of voter education providers.

27.

Submission of information.

SCHEDULES

Schedule

THE ELECTIONS (GENERAL) REGULATIONS

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

PART I – PRELIMINARY

1.

Citation

2.

Interpretation

PART II – MATTERS PRELIMINARY TO ELECTIONS

3.

Constituency returning officers and other staff

4.

Appointment of county returning officers

5.

Presiding at polling station, oath of secrecy, etc

6.

Appointment of polling clerks

7.

Electoral areas and polling stations

8.

Use of schools and other public facilities for elections

9.

Party symbol

10.

Independent candidate name and symbol

11.

Vacancy notices and notices for elections

12.

Publication of notice of election

PART III – NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES BY POLITICAL PARTIES AND PARTICIPATION OF INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES IN ELECTIONS

13.

Parties to observe qualifications, etc.

13A.

Submission of Party membership lists

13B.

Submission of details by parties for primaries

13C.

Submission of names

14.

Party to submit list of candidates

15.

Certain requirements for independent candidates

PART IV – NOMINATION OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

16.

Manner of nomination of political party presidential candidate

17.

Manner of nomination of independent presidential candidate

18.

Supporters of nomination of presidential candidate and statutory declaration

19.

Nomination fees of presidential candidates

20.

Certain obligations of independent candidates for the office of president

21.

Declaration of no contest: Presidential election

PART V – NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

22.

Nomination of political party candidates for National assembly

23.

Nomination of independent candidates for National Assembly

24.

Supporters of nomination of candidate for National Assembly

24A.

Nomination of County Woman representative of the National Assembly

25.

Nomination fees for candidate for National Assembly

PART VI – NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR SENATE

26.

Nomination of political party candidate for Senate

27.

Nomination of independent candidate for Senate

28.

Supporters of nomination of candidate for Senate

29.

Nomination fees for candidate for Senate

PART VII – NOMINATION OF COUNTY GOVERNOR CANDIDATES

30.

Nomination for political party candidate for county governor

31.

Nomination of independent candidates for county governor

32.

Supporters of nomination of county governor candidate

33.

Nomination fees for county governor candidates

PART VIII – NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR COUNTY ASSEMBLY MEMBER

34.

Nomination of political party candidate for county assembly member by political parties

35.

Nomination of independent candidate for county assembly

36.

Supporters of nomination of candidate for county assembly

37.

Nomination fees for candidate for member of county assembly

PART IX – GENERAL PROVISIONS ON NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES AND REFERENDUM

38.

General requirements: political party candidates

39.

General requirements: independent candidates

40.

Independent candidates to supply physical address

41.

Statutory declaration for purposes of nomination

42.

Supply of nomination forms

43.

Validity of nomination papers

44.

Withdrawal of candidature before nomination

45.

Multiple subscribers, etc.

46.

Ethical requirements

47.

Ascertainment of educational qualifications

48.

Attendance at delivery of nomination papers

49.

Death of candidate

50.

Disruption of nomination

51.

Nomination certification, etc.

52.

Withdrawal of candidature after nomination

53.

Declaration of no contest: Other elective posts

53A.

Swearing in of an elected candidate

PART X – NOMINATIONS FOR PARTY LISTS

54.

Submission of political party list for allocation of special seats

55.

Party list to be prepared in accordance with party rules

56.

Commission to publish formula for allocation of seats

56A.

Re-allocation of special seats from the Party list

56B.

Resignation of a member elected through party list

PART XI – PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE CAMPAIGN PERIOD

57.

Appointment of national and county chief elections agents

58.

Deleted

PART XII – PROVISIONS ON VOTING AT ELECTIONS

59.

Election procedure

60.

Electronic voting

61.

Election material at polling station

62.

Admission to polling station

63.

Keeping order at polling station

64.

Adjournment, etc, of polling by the presiding officer

64A.

Postponement of an election by the Commission

65.

Communication at polling station

66.

Polling time

67.

Sealing of ballot boxes, etc

68.

Ballot papers

69.

Voting procedure

70.

Method of voting

71.

Spoilt ballot papers

72.

Assisted voters

PART XIII – COUNTING OF VOTES AND DECLARATION OF RESULTS

73.

Procedure on close of polling

74.

Attendance at counting of votes

75.

Commencement and sequence of the count

76.

Counting of votes

77.

Rejection of ballot papers, etc.

78.

Rejected ballot papers

79.

Candidates, etc. to sign declaration

80.

Recount

81.

Sealing of