Strengthen electoral systems or pay a heavy price in next poll

It is inconceivable that a country divided by elections simply never does enough to make the next polls better

In Summary

• Citizens must demand a free and fair election, preceded by credible electoral systems.There are more divisive elements around the coming elections than there were ahead of the 2007 polls.

•  If we don’t do that, we can not only prepare for another divisive election, but also a whole five more years of noise, discontent and division.

Last week, I took a young girl who had just completed her Form 4 exams and whose ID was brand new, just picked just a week earlier, to register for a Safaricom line.

To our utter shock, we ...

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