IEBC Sets Limits For Elections Campaign Spendings By Politicians

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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.

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.