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