The 2017 Kenyan General Election is sscheduled to be held on Tuesday Aug 08,2017 to elect the President,Members of Parliament (Senate and National Assembly) and county governors and member of county assembly (MCAs)
The Kenyan Constitution requires there to be a general election on the second Tuesday in August in every fifth year.
The President of Kenya is elected using a modified version of the two-round system: to win in the first round, a candidate must receive over 50% of the vote and 25% of the vote in at least 24 counties
The 337 members of the National Assembly are elected by two methods; 290 are elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post voting.
The remaining 47 are reserved for women, and are elected from single-member constituencies based on the 47 counties, also using the first-past-the-post system
The 67 members of the Senate are elected by four methods; 47 are elected in single-member constituencies based on the counties by first-past-the-post voting. Parties are then assigned a share of 16 seats for women, two for youth and two for disabled people based on their seat share
Kenya's Election in Numbers
Presidential Election Result
Voting passed off largely peacefully and some polling stations remained open after the scheduled 17:00 (14:00 GMT) closing tim