Voter registration

Uasin Gishu Woman Representative Gladys Boss Shollei (centre) and her supporters rally residents to register as voters in Eldoret town, Uasin Gishu County on October 26, 2021. 

| Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

Money buys power: Where it’s most expensive to contest in 

What you need to know:

  • Winning candidates in the last elections spent as much as three times the losers, suggesting electoral seats go to the highest spenders.
  • Western and Nyanza the most expensive regions to run campaigns in, as one senator admits to spending Sh100million.

As politicians hit the campaign trail ahead of next year’s elections, focus is shifting to the cost of campaigns, given the grueling schedules, particularly by the top presidential contenders. 


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