Repeat poll was well administered - European observer mission

Repeat poll was well administered - European observer mission”

"This is an improvement from the August election", said the European Union statement.

"Overall, the stipulated procedures for opening, voting, closing and counting were largely complied with", the statement said.

Odinga, who withdrew from the race had rallied his supporters to boycott the repeat election, which was marred by low turnout and violent protests in opposition strongholds.

"More than ever there is a need in Kenya for political leaders to take up their responsibility and find a way out of the impasse through direct talks at the highest level", the mission said on Monday in its preliminary statement on the October 26 repeat elections, Xinhua news agency reported.

"Grievances over the electoral processes should be addressed through judicial channels for legally-mandated remedy".

The mission says it identified attacks on independent institutions, the controversial Elections Amendment Act, leadership problems in IEBC, violence on October 26, numerous court cases challenging the election and constant attacks on the civil society as the factors that derailed IEBC's preparations for the repeat presidential election.

Appearing before Kandara senior resident Magistrate Manuela Kinyajui the IEBC official was accused of changing over 400 votes from President Uhuru Kenyatta awarding them to independent candidate Kavinga Kaluyu.

In a statement sent to newsrooms, Marietje Schaake the chief observer of the mission, notes that there were technical improvements in handling of results in the repeat poll despite what it termed as weaknesses in the electoral commission.

Meanwhile, IGAD observers commended Kenya for conducting a transparent repeat presidential polls on October 26 and urged political leaders to promote national healing after the divisive electioneering season.

Any election dispute should be presented in court, election observers from the European Union have said.

NASA leaders Moses Wetang'ula (Ford Kenya), Kalonzo Musyoka (Wiper) and Raila Odinga (ODM) at the Supreme Court, August 28, 2017.

The regional bloc deployed a team of 21 observers to Kenya who met key stakeholders to gauge the country's preparedness to hold a repeat presidential election.

The data was generated on Monday October 30 after IEBC Chairman, Wafula Chebukati, declared President Kenyatta as the victor of the repeat elections.

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