The Kenya Elections Information Centre (KEIC) is an election strong room which is a complementary to traditional election observation. KEIC Plays the Important Role of Analysis and Action Response as the Strong Room for Uchaguzi Initiative.
Elections in Kenya have always been characterized by speculations of logistical issues that in turn affect voting, vote counting and general vote safety. There are delays in receiving information, validating it and transmitting to the relevant platforms, which in turn raises questions to the credibility and fairness of the elections.
It is with this backdrop of the underlying problem that KEIC (http://kenyavotes2017.org/) seeks to address this problem by setting up innovative ways of generating timely information, verifying, analyzing and dissemination the same to the relevant stakeholders to stimulate response action.
In 2017 general elections, KEIC collaborated with Ushahidi and CRECO to bring together civil society groups, independent management bodies, development partners for the period of the election, sharing information and resources, observation, monitoring, anticipating problems and responding swiftly when they occur ahead of the general elections in Kenya
Kenya Election Information Centre aims to ensure that the effort of the Civil Society in promoting free and fair elections is effective. This is achievable by facilitating effective information management for credible, peaceful, free and fair elections in Kenya