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What are the roles of a presiding officer during elections in Kenya?

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Roles of a presiding officer during elections in Kenya include;

  • Ensure free and fair elections at the polling station
  • Ensure eligible voters vote only once
  • Help the illiterate voters mark ballot papers
  • Seal ballot boxes and transfer them to a central place where tallying is done.
  • Maintain law and order and report cases of irregularities to the returning officer
  • Ensure all voting materials are availed before the voting exercise begins.

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