Low voter turnout in early hours of Mombasa Gubernatorial elections

Mombasa Gubernatorial elections ongoing at the Miritini station./COURTESY

MOMBASA: Residents of Mombasa are currently voting for their governor.

Reports at various polling stations in the county indicate that the voter turnout is currently low compared to the turnout in the August 9th general elections.

Several stations have no queues and in others there are only police officers and Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) staff.

Polling stations were opened at 6am and will be closed at 5pm.

The pictures below show the current situation in several polling stations in Mombasa:

Kiembeni Primary school polling station in Kisauni./COURTESY
Mrima Primary School Polling station./Kibamba Victor
Shika Adabu polling station in Likoni./Kibamba Victor
Mvita Primary School Polling station./COURTESY
Miritini World Bank polling station Jomvu./COURTESY
Allidina Polling station./COURTESY