A recount of the presidential votes cast in 15 different polling places nationwide has been mandated by the Supreme Court.
The exercise is slated to start this afternoon at an undisclosed location, and the scrutinizing of the votes will take 48 hours.
The test is anticipated to conclude on Thursday at 2:00 pm, and a report will be submitted to the court.
During the exercises, each party shall be represented by two agents, who may occasionally be under the direction of the Supreme Court’s Registrar and her staff.
By September 1, 2022, at 5 p.m., the Registrar must submit her report and make copies available to all parties.
The polling places include Tinderet CONMO in Nandi County, Nandi Hills and Sinendeti Primary School in Nandi, Belgut, and Mombasa County.
Mombasa County’s Mvita, Majengo, and Mvita Primary Schools; Nandi County’s Tinderet CONMO; and Nyandarua County’s Jarok, Gathanji, and Kiheo Primary School Polling.
A copy of IEBC’s technological system security policy, including its password policy, password matrix, owners of system administration passwords, system users, and access levels, has also been ordered by the court to be sent to Azimio.
Workflow chats for identifying, tallying, transmitting, and posting portals and any connected APIs will also be developed.
“IEBC be ordered to permit the applicants supervised access to any server(s) at the National Tallying Centre for storing and transferring voting information and which are forensically scanned to get a copy of the Form 34C, which represents the total number of votes cast,”
Additionally, the commission must deliver the error forms that the IEBC chair signed during tallying and verification at the National Tallying Center between August 10 and August 15, 2022.