KRCS YOUTH ELECTIONS NULLIFICATION AND FRESH ELECTIONS
Following the Youth elections that were held on 27th June 2019, an election petition was presented before the elections grievances committee pursuant to article 46 of the Kenya Red Cross Society. The election grievance committee heard the petition and made the decision to nullify the election of the chairman. The grievance committee also made a finding that there were election malpractices such as bribery.
Upon the decision of the National Executive Committee to nullify the entire Youth Elections, the Elections Committee in accordance with the Elections Rules and Regulations and Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) Constitution has ordered fresh Youth Elections.
The electoral register contains a list of all the youth members (voters and candidates) who are eligible to participate in the KRCS elections-In accordance to the KRCS constitution and the Election Rules and Regulations. The register shall be vetted by the Elections Committee and sent back to the counties thereafter.
All complaints should be submitted within a WEEK of the register being received from the Elections Committee.
This fresh KRCS Youth Elections shall be conducted as per the schedule below;
The elections at the County Branch: 21st September, 2019
The elections at the Regions: 5th October 2019
The elections at the National level: 19th October, 2019
All branches shall prominently display their applications/nomination forms as received at their various county notice boards.