IEBC sets limits on 2017 election campaign financing
SEE ALSO :IEBC lays ground for boundary reviewMembers of National and County Assemblies are allowed to spend Sh33 million and Sh10 million on the higher side respectively and Sh 2 million and Sh 66 000 on the lower side respectively. In a communication to Newsrooms, the poll body said it was guided by the political, sociological and environmental framework in determining the limits. It also looked at the comparative experiences and all relevant laws. “The limits were arrived at after extensive consultations with stakeholders including political parties, civil society, state agencies and the media. The Commission therefore purposed to set the limits at a fairly permissive level to encourage conformity by candidates and political parties,” said Andrew Limo,Manager, Communication and Public Affairs.
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