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IEBC Sets Limits For Elections Campaign Spendings By Politicians


IEBCThe Independent and Electoral Bondaries Commission has issued a new campaign finance rules limiting spending by political parties, party contributors and aspirants during the 2017 elections campaign.

IEBC  has capped presidential contenders’ spending at a maximum of Sh5.2 billion, Members of Parliament at Sh33 million and governors, senators and women representatives to Sh432 million.

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The new rules have also limited political party expenditure during the elections to a maximum of Sh15 billion and single-source contributors to political parties to Sh3 billion.

In a statement to newsrooms, the IEBC sauy  the Constitution mandates the electoral body to regulate the amount of money that may be spent by or on behalf of a candidate or party in respect of any election.