2017 Elections: Political parties with high number of candidates

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List of political parties in Kenya. [Photo/Courtesy]

Jubilee Party has the highest number of candidates who will be vying for various elective positions in the August 8 elections. Photo/Courtesy]

The ruling Jubilee party has the highest number of candidates who will vying for various elective positions in the August 8 polls.

According to an interim report on proposed candidates for the August 2017 general election, submitted by various political parties to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Jubilee Party has a total of 1,801 candidates.

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has the second highest number of candidates, followed by Wiper.

Below is the full list of top ten parties, according to IEBC:

Jubilee Party – 1,8012

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) – 1,2893

Maendeleo Chap Chap Party – 9114

Kenya African National Union (KANU) – 6955

Amani National Congress (ANC) – 6396

Wiper Democratic Movement Party – 6327

Forum for Restoration of Democracy – Kenya – 6318

Chama cha Mashinani (CCM) – 3729

Party of Natinal Union (PNU) – 34410

Democratic Party of Kenya (DP) – 264

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