As the country waits for the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission( IEBC) speaker Wafula Chebukati to advertise the presidential results, Kenyans have been trying to debunk the debate over Forms 34A, which have taken center stage in the vote tallying process.
According to the IEBC, colorful forms are used in the verification of presidential election results.
It’s worth noting that all Forms 34 are used to validate Presidential results.
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The following is a list of the forms and their functions
It’s used to record results from polling stations. The County Returning Officers complete and subscribe the document, which is also submitted to the IEBC gate and penetrated at the National polling station, the Bomas of Kenya.
The form includes the number of votes cast for each presidential seeker, the total number of registered choosers in that station, and the number of rejected, protested, disputed, and valid votes.
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This document is used to collate all the figures from different polling stations and class them under the constituency position type.
It entails the polling station canons, station name, figures of registered choosers, vote summations for each seeker, and the number of valid votes cast.
This means that there are 290 Forms 34B representing the number of constituencies.
The process helps to corroborate whether what was indicated in Form 34A matches what’s in Form 34B.
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This is a compendium of all Forms 34B into one document. It’s the sanctioned document from which president Chebukati will advertise the results and declare the chairman.
The verification process still takes time as one form can take a returning officer anywhere between 20 to 30 twinkles. That translates to long hours considering the fact that there are 290 forms.
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