POPULAR DEMOCRACY

Nicknames on ballot could discredit polls

In Summary

• The Maina bill in the Senate proposes that candidates should be allowed to have their nicknames on the ballot paper

• The Bill gives the IEBC the final authority to approve the use of a nickname by a politician

Senator Ephraim Maina has sponsored a Bill that allows candidates to have their nicknames on the ballot paper.

The argument behind the Election Amendment Bill is that voters may know a ...

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