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Cornel Rasanga Amoth v. William Odhiambo Oduol,Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission & Benson Mugatsia

(2014) JELR 105276 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Civil Appeal 32 of 2013  •  21 Mar 2014  •  Kenya

Sankale ole Kantai, Patrick Omwenga Kiage, Agnes Kalekye Murgor



On 4th March 2013 the people of Siaya, in exercise of their constitutional rights went to the polls to elect amongst others their Governor for Siaya County.

After the counting and tallying of the votes cast in the gubernatorial elections, the appellant was declared the winner of the elections with the following results:-

Abong’o Malik Obama - 2,792

Cornel Rasanga Amoth - 142,901

Nellie Okwiri 2,269

Noah Winja Migudo - 1,258

Thomas Paul M. Okore - 972

William Odhiambo Oduol - 133,900

The appellant was declared the duly elected Governor for Siaya County in a Special Issue of the Kenya Gazette Volume CXV-No 45 under Gazette Notice Number 3155 of 13th March 2013.

Being aggrieved by the election results the 1st respondent filed election petition No. 2 of 2013. In the petition the 1st respondent made allegations of fraud, malpractice, irregularities, and breaches during nominations, campaign, voting, counting and tallying.

After hearing the petition and the submissions of the par…

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