This is according to the commission's chairman Wafula Chebukati who stated that his team wants to replace the current voting system which is a hybrid of manual and electronic. “IEBC might consider electronic voting in 2022, like India and Brazil.
"This will save the cost of ballot papers, no possible errors, auto tallying and get rid of vendor wars and physical logistical problems,” he said. The commission also plans to send a delegation to India and Brazil. He stated that the new system would make voting, tallying and results transmission tamperproof and free from third-party interference.
This comes after members of the opposition claimed that the elections were flawed and announced they would challenge the Presidential results at the Supreme Court. National Super Alliance (NASA) plans to challenge the victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta in the Supreme Court, citing massive irregularities, inconsistencies and hacking. According to them, Raila Odinga won.
Chebukati added that electronic voting will save costs of printing of paper ballots, reduce...Continue reading next page>>>>
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