August 9

Jubilee demands documents from electoral agency

Friday, September 2nd, 2022 07:00 | By
Jubilee demands documents from electoral agency
Former Ndaragwa MP Jeremiah Kioni at a past media briefing PHOTO/Courtesy

The Jubilee Party is demanding vital information relating to the General Election to help it in auditing.

Party Secretary General Jeremiah Kioni, in a letter to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), says the party is conducting an audit relating to the conduct of the election and requires to access the information.

“We require the information held by your office in exercise of our right to access such information as guaranteed under Article 35 of the Constitution and Section 4 of the Access to Information Act No. 31 of 2016,” reads the letter by Kioni (pictured).

Among the information, the party is asking for is a complete unedited soft copy of the Register of Voters per polling station that was used in the elections.

Kiem kits

The ruling party is also asking for full remote access to electronic devices used to transmit results to Constituency Tallying Centres.

Another detail demanded by the party is full remote access to smartphones used by Returning Officers.

The party won 25 seats compared to the 176 it had in the last election.

The party also wants the Static IP addresses of each KIEMS Kit used at each of the polling stations, the specific GPS location of each KIEMS Kit and the GPS location for each polling station used in the period between and including 5th August and 15th August.

Other documents sought by the party are, a certified list of all KIEMS Kits' unique device identifiers, including MAC address, IMEI Numbers, SIM card numbers procured, used, unused and/or deployed during the election.                        

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