The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) is a Kenyan political party. The party, initially called Party of Development and Reforms, officially changed its name to UDA in December 2020. The party became notable in January 2021,and is linked to politicians allied to Dr. William Ruto, the sitting Deputy President of Kenya.
The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) has issued an open call for applications for presiding officers and polling clerks to oversee the party primaries, which will begin on April 14.
On Monday, the National Elections Board (NEB) of the party announced plans to hire 128 presiding officers and 100,000 polling clerks.
The Ministry of Education had given the NEB permission to utilize gazetted primary schools as polling centers for the primaries, according to NEB Chairperson Anthony Mwaura.
How to Apply
(1) . On your browser, key in the url ‘UDA.ke’ then press enter. This will lead you to the UDA website home page.
(2) . On your left side of the screen, click the ‘Returning Officers, Presiding Officers Registration’ icon. A pop-up page with an online form will appear.
(3) . Fill in the form with your personal details including name, ID number, and previous working experience.
(4) . Select the position you are applying for, county, constituency and polling station.
The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) says it will conduct nominations in 12 counties for the positions of governor, and 19 for the position of Senator.
The nominations will also see 128 MP hopefuls battle it out for the party’s ticket.
Eight hundred and ninety-two (892) people have expressed interest in clinching the party’s ticket for MCA elections.
“The National Elections Board (NEB) has contracted reputable election managers who are currently undergoing treatment, and also recruitment of polling clerks has commenced,” said the party’s National Elections Board chairperson Anthony Mwaura.
“The nominations will be held in all electoral areas where there is more than one paid up candidate, and other forms of nominations like consensus have not been applied.”
UDA warned that it will disqualify candidates who engage in violence, “especially against women aspirants”