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The Electoral Commission has concluded the nomination of candidates for Local Government Councils Elections.

The nomination exercise commenced on 21st September 2020, in all the 146 districts and cities and was scheduled to end on 1st October 2020, but was extended for four more days due to the high number of aspiring candidates who turned up for the nomination.

According to the statement released by the electoral commission, 45,127 candidates have been  nominated to contest for elective positions at local government level, which include District and City Chairpersons and their Councilors, Municipality and City Division Chairpersons and their Councilors, and Sub County/Town/Municipal Division Chairpersons and their Councilors.

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“The Electoral Commission will officially announce the commencement of the campaign period and the polling dates for the Local Government Elections at the closure of the nomination exercise,” reads in part of the statement.