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IEBC: Low voters registration turn out, in the second week

In the statement issued by the chair of Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission Wafula Chebukati, the commission has again recorded a low number of voters registration turn out thus leading it to miss its target of voter registration by more than 2 million in the second week of the registration process.

Its target was to register 3 million new voters by the end of the second week but it only managed to register 491 000 in total.

Analysis below is the top 5 counties with the most voters turn out to register and the bottom 5 counties with low voter turnout for voter registration. 

Nairobi, registered votes were 43,137 against its target of 366,284 accounting for only 12%.

In Nakuru commission managed to register 19,694 new voters out of the targeted 152,692 accounting for only 13%.

IEBC targeted 90,968 in Bungoma but only managed 17,079 new voters turn out to register.

While in Kilifi only 16,439 new voters were registered against 83,091 targeted.

Kakamega, 16,952 turned out to register out of 121,338 targeted accounting to only 14%.

Among the poor performed counties in registration  of voters ahead of 2022 polls include:

Isiolo,  2,001 registered out of  12,247 targeted. Lamu,  2,248 registered out of  11,342 targeted. Laikipia, 3,886 registered out of  40,116 targeted. Thanks, Nithi, 4,211 registered out of 34,693 targeted. Samburu,  4,248 registered out of   13,530 targeted. 

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