The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commissions (IEBC) has published/gazetted a list of all approved candidates that will be contesting for different elective seats in the  8th August 2017 general elections in Kenya.  There are a total of 15,082 aspirants that will be vying for different positions (MCA, Member of parliament (MP), Women Representative, Senator, Governor and president). Download list below. (Updated 21st May 2017).

Official IEBC List of all Candidates contesting for August 2017 elective posts: Independent and party aspirants
Download Gazetted Official IEBC List of all Candidates contesting for August 2017 elective posts: Independent and party aspirants/Photo

Break down of the Number of aspirants according to parties (not inclusive independent candidates)

  • County Woman Member of National Assembly (Women Rep):  261 aspirants
  • Governor:  183 candidates
  • Member of County Assembly  (MCA):  9,142 aspirants
  • President:  8 candidates (more info)
  • Senator:  263 aspirant
  • Member of National Assembly (MP): 1,473 candidates

Grand Total: 11,330

Applicants per the top political parties

  1. JUBILEE PARTY: 1,8012 candidates
  2. ORANGE DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT (ODM): 1,289 candidates
  3. MAENDELEO CHAP CHAP PARTY: 911 candidates
  4. KENYA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION (KANU): 695 candidates
  5. AMANI NATIONAL CONGRESS: 639 candidates
  6. WIPER DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT- KENYA: 632 candidates
  7. FORUM FOR RESTORATION OF DEMOCRACY-KENYA: 631 CHAMA CHA MASHINANI: 372 candidates
  8. PARTY OF NATIONAL UNITY: 344 candidates

Download  list of all applicants or candidates shortlisted by IEBC to contest for different seats in this page: IEBC ASPIRANT LIST PDF

About IEBC

  • Official website: https://www.iebc.or.ke
  • IEBC office Location in Nairobi, Kenya:  University Way, Anniversary Towers, 6th Floor,
  • IEBC telephone contacts:  (254) 020 – 2877000, (254) 020 – 2769000
  • IEBC email address contacts:  info@iebc.or.ke
  • IEBC Chairperson: Wafula Chebukati
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