IEBC preparing budget for by-elections
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He has said the commission is preparing a budget for by-elections. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is preparing a budget for the impending by-elections, chairman Isaack Hassan has said. He said the budget will then be submitted to the Treasury for approval.
The commission is expected to conduct two parliamentary by elections in Kibwezi and Matungulu constituencies and four others for county assembly wards on October 17, 2013. IEBC will also conduct a by election Siaya County following a successful petition filed by poll loser William Oduol against Mr Cornel Rasanga.
Mr Rasanga lost his seat last month after the High Court in Kisumu nullified his win, citing massive electoral malpractices, becoming the first governor to lose his seat. Mr Hassan said he had already received the nullification of the governor’s seat.
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