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Parliamentary elections in Kenya

Friday 15 March 2013
Kenya

Published: 22 Aug 2012 | By Jurriaan Bendien and 2 others | Last updated: 27 Feb 2013 | 1 comment
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Parliamentary elections in Kenya -
Parliament buildings, Nairobi
Wikipedia - Jorge Lásc...
Kenya holds parliamentary elections for the first time under the new Constitution.


Many Kenyans are keen to vote out certain parliamentarians whom they regard as corrupt. Parliament voted to increase members' salaries by 400% as their first move after the 2003 election, and subsequently exempted themselves from paying tax. Riots after the 2007 election killed more than 1,220 people.


The Kenyan government tried to delay the election until December 2013, citing logistical difficulties, but the High Court ruled in January 2012 that elections must be held sixty days after the end of the five-year parliamentary term (on January 14).


In Kenya's National Assembly (Bunge), there are 210 members elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies, 12 members are nominees appointed by the president, and 2 members are reserved ex officio.

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Created by Jurriaan BendienCreated by Jurriaan Bendien
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Location: Kenya
Date: Friday 15 March 2013
Duration: 1 day
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Mike Pflanz is one of Nairobi's longest-serving foreign correspondents. He covered the 2007 Kenya election and its aftermath, as... moreMike Pflanz is one of Nairobi's longest-serving foreign correspondents. He covered the 2007 Kenya election and its aftermath, as well as the country's 2005 and 2010 referendums. His extensive contacts across the country mean that he is ideally-placed to comment or report on the 2013 Kenyan Elections. Born in Kenya, he has been The Daily Telegraph's correspondent since 2004, and regularly contributes to the Christian Science Monitor, The Scotsman, France 24 English and Radio New Zealand.

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Abdurahman Warsameh is a freelance journalist in Mogadishu, Somalia. He contributes to Xinhua News Agency, Radio France Internat... moreAbdurahman Warsameh is a freelance journalist in Mogadishu, Somalia. He contributes to Xinhua News Agency, Radio France International (English Service), Free Speech Radio News, Inter Press Service (IPS). He is also a regular contributor for ISN Security Watch. Abdurahman reports on Somalia's civil conflict and politics. He has covered the insurgency against Ethiopian involvement in Somalia. Abdurahman can provide coverage in English and Arabic.

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Hilary Heuler is a freelance writer, reporter and radio journalist currently based in Kampala, Uganda. Originally from Californi... moreHilary Heuler is a freelance writer, reporter and radio journalist currently based in Kampala, Uganda. Originally from California, Hilary has been working in journalism since 2006, and since then she has reported from Africa, Asia and Europe. Her work has appeared in both local and international publications, including the Economist, the Guardian, the Christian Science Monitor and the European Voice. Hilary is also a regular contributor to Voice of America. As a travel writer, she has contributed to a number of books for Rough Guides, including guides to Africa, Southeast Asia and Europe. Hilary is currently available for commissions in and around East Africa, and for travel further afield. Hilary speaks French and Polish.

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