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3 June 2022

Kenya Government Gazette dated 2022-06-03 number 101

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             THE KENYA GAZETTE
                                         Published by Authority of the Republic of Kenya
                                                        (Registered as a Newspaper at the G.P.O.)

Vol. CXXIV—No. 101                                      NAIROBI, 3rd June, 2022                                                       Price Sh. 60

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 6378                                                            4. Senate (Persons with disability) party list- two (2) persons with
                                                                                      disability nominees to the Senate [Art. 98(1)(d) of the
                  THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA                                           Constitution].
     THE INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL AND BOUNDARIES                                      5. County Assembly (Marginalized Group) Party List- 47 Lists,
                  COMMISSION ACT                                                      each representing a county and separately consisting of eight
                                                                                      (8) marginalized group nominees to the County Assembly [Art.
                             (No. 9 of 2011)                                          177(1)(c) of the Constitution].
                        THE ELECTIONS ACT                                          6. County Assembly (Gender) Party List- 47 Lists, each
                                                                                      representing a county and separately consisting a number of
                            (No. 24 of 2011)                                          nominees equal to the number of wards in the respective
       THE ELECTIONS (GENERAL) REGULATIONS, 2012                                      county [Art. 177(1)(b) of the Constitution]. For example; For
                                                                                      Nairobi County, the Gender List to the County Assembly shall
  THE ELECTIONS (PARTY PRIMARIES AND PARTY LISTS)                                     have 85 nominees, for Lamu County – 10 nominees, etc.
                 REGULATIONS, 2017                                              General Requirements for Party Lists
    NOTICE ON REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBMISSION OF PARTY LISTS                           The Party Lists must generally comply with the Constitution 2010,
                                                                                The Elections Act, 2011 as amended by The Statute Law
    IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by Article 90 of the
                                                                                (Miscellaneous Amendment) Act, 2012, The Elections (Amendment)
Constitution, sections 34, 35, 36 and 37 of the Elections Act, 2011,
                                                                                Act, 2012, The Elections (Amendment) (No. 2), The Political Parties
and Regulation 54, 55 and 56 of the Election (General) Regulations,
                                                                                Act, 2011 and any other relevant law as well as the party constitution
2012, and Regulation 20 and 21 of the Election (Party Primaries and
                                                                                and the party nomination rules.
Party Lists) Regulations, 2017, the Independent Electoral and
Boundaries Commission gives notice that political parties shall submit             Article 90 of the Constitution, sections 34-37 of the Elections Act,
the party lists to the Commission on or before 25th June, 2022.                 2011 as amended by The Elections (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 2012,
                                                                                The Election Laws (Amendment) Act, 2016 and The Election Laws
    NOTICE is given to the public on the law guiding the party lists on         (Amendment) Act, 2017. The Regulations 54-56 of The Election
the nomination of members to the National Assembly, the Senate and              (General) Regulations, 2012 as amended by The Election (General)
the County Assemblies using proportional representation under                   (Amendment) Regulations 2017 and The Elections (Party Primaries
Articles 97(1)(c), 98 (1)(b), (c) and (d), and 177(1)(b) and (c) of the         and Party Lists) Regulations, 2017 prescribe minimum stipulations for
Constitution, respectively, the general rules of submission of these            submission of Party Lists.
party lists and the formula for allocation of seats from the party lists by
the Commission to the respective assemblies.                                    The following requirements apply to all Party Lists

Party lists to be submitted to the Commission                                     (a) A political party participating in a general election nominates
                                                                                      and submits a list of all the persons who would stand elected if
   Each political party participating in the general election has to                  party were to be entitled to all the seats on the party lists;
submit the following party lists to the Commission on or before 25th
June, 2022.                                                                       (b) Each party list comprises of the appropriate number of
                                                                                      qualified candidates and alternates between male and female
   1. National Assembly party list- twelve (12) nominees to the                       candidates in the priority in which they are listed. However,
      National Assembly [Art. 97(1)(c) of the Constitution].                          this criterion does not apply to the Senate (Women) party list
                                                                                      [Article 98(1)(b) of the Constitution], as all 16 nominees are
   2. Senate (Women) party list- Sixteen (16) women nominees to                       women;
      the Senate [Art.98 (1)(b) of the Constitution].
                                                                                  (c) A political party may, at least two weeks before the party
   3. Senate (Youth) party list-two (2) youth nominees to the Senate                  nomination of party lists, announce the fees to be levied by the
      [Art.98 (1)(c) of the Constitution].                                            party on every aspiring candidate. The fee shall be made

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