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Peter Kenneth calls for extension of voting time – PHOTOS

Voting has started in most polling stations in Nairobi.

Voters started trooping to polling stations as early as 3am Tuesday, hours ahead of the official voting time of 6am.

12PM: Nairobi gubernatorial candidate Peter Kenneth at St Theresa girls Primary School in Eastleigh. He says he is entitled to do rounds to see how the elections are going. He says the lines are too slow and he is hoping IEBC will extend the timeline so everyone can vote.


11:30AM: Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga arrives at Old Kibera Primary School to cast his vote.

Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga votes at Old Kibera Primary School.
Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga votes at Old Kibera Primary School.


11AM: IEBC press conference

Wafula Chebukati: Most polling stations opened on time and the turnout is encouraging.

Chebukati: In Nairobi, Embakasi East, Kasarani and Westlands experienced delays and we have replaced the presiding officers in the three constituencies and voting ongoing.

10AM: A man said to be epileptic collapses while waiting to vote at Moi Avenue Primary School, Starehe constituency, No ambulance or first aiders on sight.


A NYS official and other voters helped the man who had collapsed.

9:30AM: Voters at Kangemi social hall in Westlands constituency.


9AM: Voters queue at Green Span Mall polling center in Embakasi East constituency. Voting yet to start.


8AM: Voters queue on Haile Selassie Avenue. The voters are registered at the adjacent Kenya Polytechnic in Starehe constituency. The station has 5,119 voters.


7:30AM: Very long queue at Nyayo stadium going nearly round it. This centre has 12 polling stations with at least 8,000 voters in Langata constituency.


Crowd at Embakasi social hall Embakasi East where voters are complaining of poor queue management.


A parking for motorcycles at Moi Avenue Primary school polling centre in Starehe constituency where thousands of voters had lined up to vote by 4am.


7AM: Voting is going on smoothly at ACK Trinity church in Kibra, NSSF grounds in Starehe and Embakasi Primary School Nairobi County.


Start of voting at Uhuru Primary School, Nairobi delayed for an hour as IEBC officials experience challenges with electronic biometric devises, Faith Nyamai reports.

Commonwealth observers at Nairobi polling station.


Former Ghana president John Mahama is at St Moi Avenue Primary School in Starehe constituency, Nairobi. He is leading a team of observers from the Commonwealth, reports Njeri Rugene.