The Judiciary on Wednesday, September 14, announced that 12 petitions have been filed in the High Court to challenge Governor Elections, two for Senator, four for Woman Representatives, and 28 challenging Parliamentary elections.
The Magistrates Court has also received 77 petitions challenging the Member of County Assembly elections.
The gubernatorial elections petitions include; Sakwa Bunyasi has challenged the election of Busia Governor Paul Otuoma, Siyad Abdullahi and Hassan Adam have challenged Garissa Governor Nathif Jama’s election as Tana River Governor Dhadho Gaddae Godhana’s election is challenged by former Governor Hussein Dado and in Homabay County former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero is challenging the election of Gladys Wanga.
Others are Katoo Metito and Pere Judy Neiyeiyo who are challenging the election of Joseph Ole Lenku for a second term, Purity Wangui Ngirici and Eliud Wanjao Ngige who want the election of Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru nullified, Patrick Musimba has disputed the election of Makueni Governor Mutula Kilonzo Junior while in Kilifi County Justin Ringa Chirume is challenging the election of Gideon Mung’aro.
Even before former MP Abdulswamad Nassir is sworn in as Mombasa Governor, Dziwa Zuma and Suleiman Mwanguku want the court to review his election, and in Narok County, Moitalel Ole Kenta has challenged the election of Governor Patrick Ntutu as Dennis Omwenga Ayiera has challenged the election of Nyamira Governor Amos Nyaribo.
In the Senatorial elections, Wasilwa Makhakara and Julius Ole Mokita have challenged the elections in Vihiga and Narok Counties respectively.
Petitions have also been filed against elected Women Representatives in Garissa, Kisii, Kilifi, and Nyamira Counties.
28 petitioners have challenged the Member of National Assembly elections, including Former MPs Maoka Maore, who was the Deputy Majority Chief Whip in the 12th Parliament, former Kieni MP Kanini Kega, and ex-Bahati MP Kimani Ngujiri.