POPULAR NAME

Politicians to use nicknames on ballot papers if Senate bill passes

Raila could use name "Baba" on the ballot and Ruto "Hustler" if law is enacted

In Summary
  • A candidate who wishes to have his or her popular name included on a ballot paper must officially change through set out procedures.
  • The changes could take effect as soon as next elections if the senate and the national assembly it and the president signs it into law.

Baba, Hustler, Weta and MaDVD are some of the political nicknames that could appear on the ballot in the 2022 General Election if a bill in the Senate is enacted.

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