The IEBC has procured an additional 14,000 digital kits to be used in the August 9 General Election.
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati said yesterday that the procurement of ballot papers will start on June 30 after the list of all candidates was finalised and gazetted.
He said the new Kenya Integrated Election Management System (KIEMS) kits will increase the number of the gadgets to 58,000. It already has 44,000, which Chebukati said are ready for use.
Meanwhile, the electoral boss said the recruitment of 300,000 temporary staff, including presiding officers, deputy presiding officers and clerks will start soon.