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UDA Elections: Board organizes meetings with all aspirants ahead of polls

The ruling party's phase 1 grassroots polls will be conducted in the counties of Nairobi, Busia. Homabay, Isiolo, Garissa, Narok and West Pokot. 

The United Democratic Alliance is set for a series of meetings with persons aspiring to take up leadership positions in the upcoming party elections.

In a statement, UDA Elections Board Chairperson Eng. Anthony Mwaura said the meeting, to take place starting April 11th, 2024, will discuss critical aspects of the electoral process which constitutes the first phase of the elections to be held in seven counties.

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He assured that the board has put everything in place to ensure a flawless and efficient poll scheduled for 26th April 2024.

“The board reiterates its intentions to ensure that it conducts elections that are free, fair and transparent. This is just not a statement of intent, but a reflection of core values as a party. We believe that a true democratic process is the cornerstone of the party and we are dedicated to uphold this,” said Eng. Mwaura

The Elections Board chair urged aspirants to attend the planned meetings saying they are forums that will address any queries and concerns that they may have. He said the meetings will be a platform to ensure comprehensive awareness of election procedures and guidelines

Eng. Mwaura further disclosed that the board is in the process of identifying and recruiting the personnel that will conduct the elections. The board will thereafter undertake training to ensure they are well-equipped to handle the polls.

At the same time, the board has notified all aspirants that the election will be purely electronic. The electronic voting gadgets, it says, are already in safe custody in the country and will be transported to polling stations in good time ahead of the polls.

The ruling party’s phase 1 grassroots polls will be conducted in the counties of Nairobi, Busia. Homabay, Isiolo, Garissa, Narok and West Pokot.

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