- The commission comprises of the following members:
i) The chairperson
ii) The vice-chairperson
iii) A minimum of one and a maximum of seven commissoners.
- Here we see a woman putting her vote into a sealed box.
- Her vote will be counted later and will help to decide who will become the members of parliament.
In the constitution, a person qualifies to become a member of parliament if he or she:
Members of Parliament work here, in the National Assembly.
In order to qualify to contest a seat, a person must satisfy the following requirements of the law:
1. A general election for the members of parliament shall be held after every five years.
2. Voters are registered in all the polling centres.
3. The speaker of National Assembly dissolves the parliament and declares all seats vacant.
4. IEBC appoints representatives who will conduct the polling process
5. The body in charge of elections then gives dates for political parties to nominate their canditates.
6. Candidates are given time to campaign.
7. Elections are then held on the date set in the constitution.
8. The voting process, the ballot boxes are opened and the votes counted.
9. After the voting process, the ballot boxes are opened and the votes counted.
10. The body in charge of elections announces the election results.
1. Electing leaders of their choice through democratic process
2. Vying for elective positions or volunteering to oversee the electoral process.
3. Ensuring that the elections are free and fair by reporting any irregularities.
4.Paying taxes and other levies. This provides funds for the electoral process.
5. Keeping the elected government in check.
6. Joining a political party.
7. Citizens should attend campaign meetings.
8. Act as a witness in court in case of an election petition.
9. Elect responsible and honest leaders.
10. Register as voters.