Election campaigns end on Saturday 5th, August, that is 48 hours to the start of voting
— IEBC (@IEBCKenya) August 2, 2017
The contest for the Presidential seat will be determined by the total number of votes cast countrywide to determine what of those total votes constitute 50 percent plus one vote and then the total votes cast in each of the 47 counties to determine if the candidate with 50 percent plus one vote also has at least 25 percent of the votes in 24 Counties. So, each valid vote cast will matter in who becomes the President of Kenya after the final poll results have been announced by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.
(e) in case the electronic voter identification device fails to identify a voter the presiding officer shall—
(i) invite the agents and candidates in the station to witness that the voter cannot be identified using the device;
(ii) complete verification Form 32A in the presence of agents and candidates;
(iii) identify the voter using the printed Register of voters; and
(iv) once identified proceed to issue the voter with the ballot paper to vote.