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10th Kenyan Parliament
The 10th Parliament of Kenya saw the National Assembly opened on 15 January 2008. This following the Orange Democratic Movement
Orange Democratic Movement
(ODM) of Raila Odinga
Raila Odinga
winning a majority in the 2007 parliamentary elections. Raila was a candidate in the presidential elections, which resulted in a controversial victory for Mwai Kibaki
Mwai Kibaki
of the Party of National Unity. The opening of the parliament was fraught with jeers, cheers and brawls between the opposing parties; Mwai Kibaki
Mwai Kibaki
was greeted by the ODM members with silence and boos, while Raila was greeted by PNU members with accusations of genocide. The inauguration of the 10th Parliament's first session commenced on 6 March 2008, when Odinga was sworn in as provisional Prime Minister and the National Accord and Reconciliation Act 2008 was passed
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National Assembly Of Kenya
Government      Jubilee Party (171) Opposition      National Super Alliance
National Super Alliance
(126)      Other Parties (52)[2]ElectionsVoting systemFirst-past-the-postLast election8 August 2017Meeting placeParliament buildings, Nairobi, KenyaWebsiteOfficial websiteKenyaThis article is part of a series on the politics and government of KenyaNational GovernmentConstitution History Human rightsExecutivePresident (list)Uhuru Kenyatta
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Bomachoge Constituency
Bomachoge is a former electoral constituency in Kenya. It was one of three constituencies in the now defunct Gucha District. The constituency was established for the 1988 elections. It has now been split into Bomachoge Borabu Constituency and Bomachoge Chache Constituency, both in Kisii County. Members of Parliament[edit]Elections MP [1] Party Notes1988 Zedekiah Mekenye Magara KANU One-party system1992 Ferdinard Ondambu Obure Ford-K1997 Zephaniah M
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2007-2008 Kenyan Crisis
The 2007–08 Kenyan crisis
2007–08 Kenyan crisis
was a political, economic, and humanitarian crisis that erupted in Kenya
Kenya
after former President Mwai Kibaki was declared the winner of the presidential election held on December 27, 2007. Supporters of Kibaki's opponent, Raila Odinga
Raila Odinga
of the Orange Democratic Movement, alleged electoral manipulation. This was widely confirmed by international observers,[7] as being perpetrated by both parties in the election.[8] In part due to the ethnic and geographic diversity of Kenyan politics, no one narrative can explain the reaction of opposition supporters to the announcement of Kibaki's swearing-in, which was done on December 30, 2007 in the evening. In addition to staging several non-violent protests, opposition supporters went on a violent rampage killing Kikuyus
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Kipkalya Kones
Kipkalya Kiprono Kones (22 February 1952[1] – 10 June 2008[2]) was a Kenyan politician who served as a minister during the 1990s and was briefly Minister of Roads in 2008. He was a member of the National Assembly of Kenya from 1988 to 2008. He first attempted to win a parliamentary seat at the 1983 elections, but was beaten by Isaac Kipkorir Salat.[3] Following the death of Salat in 1988, Kones won the seat from Bomet
Bomet
Constituency at by-elections as part of the Kenya African National Union (KANU) in 1988 and then was appointed as Assistant Minister of Agriculture by President Daniel arap Moi. He was re-elected in the 1992 election and was appointed by Moi as a Minister of State in the Office of the President
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Lorna Laboso
Lorna Chepkemoi Laboso (November 25, 1961 – June 10, 2008) was a Kenyan politician of the Orange Democratic Movement
Orange Democratic Movement
(ODM). She was briefly a Member of Parliament and Assistant Minister in 2008.[1] Laboso received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Daystar University
Daystar University
in 2007. She was elected to the National Assembly of Kenya
Kenya
for the first time in the December 2007 parliamentary election[2] as the MP from Sotik Constituency
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Emuhaya Constituency
Emuhaya Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of four constituencies in Vihiga District, Western Province. The constituency was established for the 1963 elections. The constituency was represented by Kenneth Marende of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) before he was elected as the Speaker of the National Assembly in January 2008. Wilbur Ottichilo became the representative in a by-election in 2008
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Ainamoi Constituency
Ainamoi is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of six constituencies of Kericho
Kericho
County
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Embakasi Constituency
Embakasi Constituency was a former electoral constituency in Kenya. It was one of eight constituencies of Nairobi
Nairobi
Province. It consists of eastern and southeastern suburbs of Nairobi. With 164,227 registered voters, it is the most populous constituency in Kenya. Embakasi constituency has common boundaries with Embakasi Division. The entire constituency is located within Nairobi
Nairobi
City Council area. The constituency has an area of 208 km². The division has since been split into Embakasi South Constituency, Embakasi North Constituency, Embakasi Central Constituency, Embakasi East Constituency, and Embakasi West Constituency.Contents1 Members of Parliament 2 Mugabe Were 3 Locations and wards 4 References 5 External linksMembers of Parliament[edit]Elections MP [1] Party Notes1963 John David Kali KANU1966 B
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Bomet Constituency
Bomet
Bomet
Constituency was a former electoral constituency in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It was divided into Bomet
Bomet
East Constituency and Bomet
Bomet
Central Constituency.Contents1 Members of Parliament 2 Members of Parliament 3 Wards 4 ReferencesMembers of Parliament[edit]Elections MP [1] Party Notes1963 Alfred K. arap Soi KADU1969 Joseph K
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Sotik Constituency
Sotik Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya
Kenya
established for the 1997 elections
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Joyce Laboso
Dr. Joyce Cherono Laboso is the second Governor of Bomet County. She is the former Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya. She defeated Isaac Ruto in the August 8, 2017 General Elections, and took office on August 22, 2017. She is married with three sons, but dropped her husband's last name.[2] Joyce Laboso was elected to the Parliament of Kenya
Kenya
to represent the Sotik Constituency in a by-election held on September 25, 2008. She succeeded her sister, Lorna Laboso, who died in a plane crash
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Shinyalu Constituency
Shinyalu Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of twelve constituencies in Kakamega County. The constituency was established for the 1988 elections. Members of Parliament[edit]Elections MP [1] Party Notes1988 Japheth Livasia Lijoodi KANU One-party system.1992 Japheth G
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Ballot Box
A ballot box is a temporarily sealed container, usually a square box though sometimes a tamper resistant bag, with a narrow slot in the top sufficient to accept a ballot paper in an election but which prevents anyone from accessing the votes cast until the close of the voting period.Contents1 Usage 2 History 3 Photo gallery 4 Unicode 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksUsage[edit] It will usually be located in a polling station although in some countries, notably Ireland, Italy
Italy
and Russia, there may also be ballot boxes that are taken to people's homes where they would otherwise be unable to travel to the polling station
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Mugabe Were
Mellitus Mugabe Were (9 August 1968 – 29 January 2008) was a Kenyan politician affiliated to the Orange Democratic Movement
Orange Democratic Movement
(ODM)
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South Mugirango Constituency
South Mugirango is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of nine constituencies in Kisii County
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