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USE OF SCHOOL PREMISES AS POLLING STATIONS

March 1, 2016

PRESS RELEASE

The Independent Electoral Commission is continuing with conduct of Elections as per the 2015-2016 General Elections Roadmap
A number of School premises are used as polling stations for these elections hence interrupting the usual school activities
As of now the upcoming elections that use School Premises as stations include,
•    Elections of Municipality/City Divisions Mayors, Directly elected Councilors and Women Councilors scheduled for 2nd March 2016;
•    Elections of Sub-County/Town Council/Municipal Divisions Chairpersons, Directly Elected Councilors and Women Councilors scheduled for 9th March 2016
The Minister of Education therefore wishes to inform DEOs/CAOs to close school activities in Municipalities and City Divisions on 2nd March 2016 to enable Election activities to complete.

Ofwono Opondo
Executive Director