Raila and ODM elections
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Why Raila Odinga mulls consensus in ODM Party elections

ODM party leader Raila Odinga addresses journalists flanked by former Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho (left), former Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya (right) and other party members at the Convent Hotel in Nairobi on April 11, 2024.

Photo credit: Billy Ogada | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Odinga chaired an NEC meeting that ratified changes to ODM's electoral body in preparation for the party's staggered elections.
  • Party chairman Mbadi said party members would consider the most appropriate method of elections in their regions.
  • The ODM constitution provides for the use of consensus, secret ballot and queuing behind candidates.