Elections 2022 Tracker

Fri, 24 June 2022

  • 2:43 pm Garissa Township MP, Aden Duale, wants thorough investigations into recent inferno that razed down Garissa market, says it could be political.
  • 2:20 pm Roots Party presidential candidate, George Luchiri Wajackoyah, appoints Omar Lali as the National Coordinator of Beach Boys
  • 1:41 pm High Court says it has no jurisdiction to determine whether Mike Sonko and Karungo Thang'wa are eligible to stand for election in August.
  • 1:18 pm High Court suspends decision of IEBC not to have a physical voter register as a complimentary system in the event technology fails on August 9 when Kenyans go to the ballot.
  • 1:00 pm Raila Odinga chairing Azimio One Kenya Coalition Party council meeting at KICC, members deliberating August 9 poll winning strategy.
  • 12:26 pm Safina's Jimi Wanjigi files petition at High Court challenging the decision of IEBC chair, Wafula Chebukati, to bar him from contesting for the presidency in August.
  • 12:05 pm Jubilee Nairobi gubernatorial candidate, Polycarp Igathe, says cartels must be dismantled if City Hall is to operate efficiently and deliver on its mandate.
  • 11:24 am 15 counties considered as battlegrounds have more than 6.6 million votes, to determine the winner between DP William Ruto and Raila Odinga.
  • 11:05 am Gloria Orwoba, a public policy analyst, says models Kenyans used to determine who would win an election in the past have since changed, adds it is no longer about tribal politics.
  • 10:34 am IEBC Disputes Resolution Committee nullifies Homa Bay County Assembly Majority Leader Oscar Abote’s clearance to contest for South Kabuoch MCA seat on an ODM ticket.
  • 10:05 am An NGO and two residents of Kilifi file petition seeking to bar Malindi MP, Aisha Jumwa, from vying for the governor’s seat over alleged lack of a university degree.
  • 9:30 am IEBC completes Election Security Arrangement Project (ESAP) national training of trainers, exercises conducted in conjunction with state security agencies.
  • 9:08 am Kalonzo Musyoka says Wiper party will seek High Court's intervention after IEBC barred Mike Sonko from contesting for the Mombasa gubernatorial seat.
  • 8:40 am Azimio la Umoja Council to meet today and discuss the strategy to counter DP William Ruto's popularity in Mount Kenya, parts of Eastern, Coast and Western Kenya.
  • 8:10 am Ezra Chiloba says Communications Authority will enhance internet rollout ahead of the August 9 polls. 
  • 7:39 am Former Kiambu governor, William Kabogo Gitau, asks the electorate to reject all political opportunists and settle for leaders with development track record.
  • 7:19 am DP William Ruto's Kenya Kwanza promises to construct Vocational Training Centres in each of the 1,450 wards in the country and fund them through grants to county governments.
  • 6:56 am IEBC chairman, Wafula Chebukati, to meet presidential candidates on Wednesday, June 29, to address issues raised by some of them including the use of physical voter register.
  • 6:36 am Nairobi governor candidate, Polycarp Igathe, denies branding churches land grabbers, says he was misquoted and his remarks taken out of context.

Thu, 23 June 2022

  • 7:18 pm Roots Presidential Candidate George Wajackoyah says that, if elected president, he will create a Ministry of Diaspora Affairs that will be led by a Kenyan who has lived and worked abroad. 
  • 6:40 pm Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga's tour of Moyale, Marsabit County, briefly interrupted after violence between internal camps. 
  • 5:49 pm UDA presidential running mate Rigathi Gachagua negotiates a truce between arch-rivals Kimani Ngunjiri and Susan Kihika during a visit to Nakuru County. 
  • 5:22 pm Religious leaders from Kiambu county oppose Prof George Wajackoya’s push for the legalization of medicinal marijuana, say it is against the constitution.
  • 4:38 pm Chaos break out in Marsabit as supporters of UPIA and UDM parties clash during Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga's rally.
  • 4:04 pm Agano presidential candidate David Mwaure questions Raila Odinga and William Ruto's source of campaign money, calls on EACC to launch investigations.
  • 3:31 pm The High Court in Nairobi dismisses a case filed by Ekuru Aukot seeking to block Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga from contesting in this election. 
  • 3:12 pm Deputy President William Ruto says Kenya Kwanza government will abolish the delocalisation of teachers policy.
  • 2:45 pm IEBC chair Wafula Chebukati convenes a Presidential candidates meeting on Wednesday June, 29 to discuss manual voter register, election results path and harmonization of campaigns.
  • 1:52 pm Activist Boniface Mwangi, who is campaigning for Azimio flagbearers Raila Odinga and Martha Karua, issues a statement of solidarity with presidential aspirant Reuben Kigame - who claims to have been unfairly disqualified from the State House race. 
  • 1:05 pm KCAA warns pilots ferrying politicians in this election season to be on high alert and ensure they make a sound judgement on crowd control and areas to land.