Kenya Repeat Election Was More Transparent – EU Observers Says

The European Union Election Observers Mission (EUEOM) during a press briefing says Kenya repeat election was more transparent.
Photo: EU observers Chief  Marietje during a press breifing.
The observers said an initial analysis of result forms for the October 26 repeat presidential poll had shown improvement in transparency and accuracy compared to the annulled August 8 vote.
Booking.comThe mission’s Chief, Marietje Schaake said any dispute should be presented in court.
“Grievances over the electoral processes be addressed through judicial channels for legally-mandated remedy. The courts and the IEBC be given full opportunity to work independently.
“Political leaders as a matter of urgency need to engage in dialogue to identify ways forward, including addressing longer-term electoral reform issues to prevent problems evident in this election occurring again to the detriment of the nation.” She said.
According to the mission report, an initial examination of a random sample of 1,550 forms 34A found that only two per cent were not fully readable due to poor scan quality, a marked improvement from August.

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