Legal Provisions Relating to Elections

The Constitution of Kenya, 2010 

The Constitution is the basic law of the country. The importance of the Constitution in relation to elections lies inter alia in Chapter 7. Chapter 7 of the constitution establishes for elective offices, the Electoral Commission of Kenya, the electoral system and sets qualifications for candidature and voting.



The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Act of 2011

This is an ACT of Parliament to make provision for the appointment and effective operation of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission established by Article 88 of the Constitution, and for connected purposes.



The Political Parties Act of 2011

This is an ACT of Parliament to provide for the registration, regulation and funding of political parties, and for connected purposes.

 


The Elections Act of 2011

 

This is an Act of Parliament to provide for the conduct of elections to the office of the President, the National Assembly, the Senate, county governor and county assembly; to provide for the conduct of referenda; to provide for election dispute resolution and for connected purposes.