Kenya’s Election Challenge: Addressing electoral grievances

Ibrahim Magara, Jan Pospisil

Research output: Practice-Based and Non-textual ResearchDigital or Visual Media


The official announcement of the extremely close result of Kenya’s general election on 9 August declared incumbent Vice President William Ruto as President-elect. The legal team of Ruto’s main competitor, Raila Odinga, officially submitted their petition to challenge the result on Monday 22 August. Opinion is split over how the petition challenging Ruto’s election may be decided.

Ibrahim Magara and Jan Pospisil discuss how a constitutional and legal path to addressing electoral grievances in this case is widely seen as a contribution to strengthening democracy.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2022


  • elections
  • Kenya
  • constitutions


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