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Date:16 Jan 2012
Kenyan High Court Rules on Election Dates

Kenya’s High Court has ruled that Kenyans should vote in presidential and parliamentary elections by March, 2013, which is 60 days after the end of the current parliament's five-year term.

But the much-awaited election's exact date, which was contested due to requirements in the country’s new constitution, remains undecided.

According to VOA, the court also left open the possibility that Kenyans could line up to vote any time in 2012, so long as there is a signed agreement between the president and prime minister to dissolve parliament. According to the justices, such an election would have to be held within 60 days of dissolution.


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