Voting

Voting Procedures

Elections should be a peace building mechanism because they are a means to determine that will of the people.

Outside the polling station, you queue and await your turn.

When it is your turn to vote

  1. Your fingers are examined to ensure you have not voted before
  2. Your name is checked on the voters roll
  3. You are then given a ballot paper
  4. Your left hand little finger is dipped inside the indelible ink container
  5. You go into the ballot booth (compartment) in secret. You mark X next to the name and symbol of the person of your choice. Write nothing else on the ballot paper. Then you fold your ballot paper.
  6. You go and deposit your ballot paper in the ballot box
  7. You then leave the polling station
  8. After the polling station has closed, the presiding officer, in the presence of candidates, election agents and observers, accounts for all ballot papers used and seals (closes) the ballot boxes.