Judges have power to declare election winners
28 January 2013, 10:17
Nairobi - Judges who will preside over March 4 election petitions have powers to declare a winner after recounting the ballot papers.
According to The Standard, magistrates have also been granted permission to preside over petitions following an amendment of judicial rules.
The chairman of the Judiciary’s Working Committee on Election Preparation Justice David Majanja said the rules providing for a by-election have been removed.
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