Voting ongoing in different parts of the Coast region

Voting going on at Mtepeni in Kilifi County./COURTESY

The voting exercise is continuing smoothly in several parts of the Coast region.

The exercise kicked off at 6am with several polling stations recording a high voter turn out in the early hours of the exercise.

Even though voting in several areas were disrupted by the rain and KIEMS network issues, generally the exercise is going on smoothly and peacefully.

Likoni Member of Parliament Mishi Mboko casts her cote in Shika Adabu area./Kibamba Victor
Voters in Mtepeni, Kilifi County queue to vote./Baraka FM
Voters at Chaani polling station in Changamwe, Mombasa County./Francis Mandi
Voting at Likoni checkpoint./Kibamba Victor

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KIEMS identification process during Tuesday elections Likoni./Kibamba Victor
Voters on their way to vote at Mwanyambo primary school./Joseph Akwiri
Voters at Ndovu polling station in Voi./Joseph Akwiri

Meanwhile, a voter at Kengeleni Primary School in Mombasa had to be assisted by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) staff to cast her vote.

The voter was assisted after she failed to recognize aspirants names since she was only familiar with their nicknames. was assisted in the presence of the stations Presiding Officer and Party agents as required by the regulations.