NOMINATION

Jubilee invites applications for party nominations

The party National Elections Board said members have until May 25 to apply.

In Summary

• The twelve members of the National Assembly party lists involve the youth, persons with disabilities, and workers.

• The party said that members can download the application forms from the party website www.jubileeparty.ke.

Jubilee secretary general Jeremiah Kioni speaks during a press briefing at Jubilee headquarters Nairobi on April 6, 2022.
Jubilee secretary general Jeremiah Kioni speaks during a press briefing at Jubilee headquarters Nairobi on April 6, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

Jubilee Party has invited interested members to apply for to be considered for nomination across all political positions.

The party says applicants wishing to be appointed in the National Assembly, Senate or the County Assemblies must be bona fide members of the party. 

In a statement on Friday, the party National Elections Board chairperson Stephen Wandeto said the nomination list will be compiled in accordance with Article 90 of the Constitution and the Electoral Laws.

“As per the party Constitution and Nomination Rules applications should be addressed to the National Elections Board starting from the date of this notice until May 25, 2022,” Wandeto said.

According to Article 90 (1), elections for the seats in Parliament provided for the members of county assemblies under 177 (1) (b) and (c), shall be on the basis of proportional representation by use of party lists.

It also states that each political party participating in a general election nominates and submits a list of all the persons who would stand elected if the party were to be entitled to all the seats that have been provided.

Twelve posts are available for nomination of members to the National Assembly for the youth, persons with disabilities and workers.

Senate nominees include 16 women, two youth representatives (one man and one female) and two (a male and a female) representing persons with disabilities.

The nominees to County Assemblies include representatives under the gender top-up category for each County Assembly and a representative of marginalised groups including persons with disabilities and the youth.

Wandeto said that applicants can download application forms from the party website www.jubileeparty.ke.


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