Joab Manyasi, who's vying under ODM, urged politicians to reject violence. "We should not allow violence to divide us," Manyasi said.
He added: "Let's be our brother's keeper since Malava is our home and we must live in harmony despite the outcome of the election."
Isaac Mulagoli, vying as an independent, failed to appear before IEBC for clearance, therefore, forfeiting his right to vie on August 9.
Kenya National Union of Nurses Secretary General Seth Panyako said: “We have had violence in some instances but we encourage each candidate to embrace peace."
Benjamin Nalwa of the Maendeleo Democratic Party called on the politicians to accept the outcome of the elections and support the winner.
“Campaigns and election outcomes should not divide us but unite us by supporting the candidate who will have won for the purpose of development, " Nalwa said.
Caleb Sunguti of DAP-K and Isaac Shaviya who's vying on UDPP, praised IEBC for efficiency in clearing aspirants.
"Compared to 2017, there's much improvement with how IEBC system work. They're keen on perusing every document. They're very friendly and have given us time to present documents. I'm glad I have been cleared," Shaviya noted.
Malava OCPD Paul Mwenda candidates and voters who will breach peace will be dealt with as per the law. The police chief said security was paramount ahead of August 9.