How to monitor the Elections Process – A Step-by-Step Guide

Accredited journalists play a special role in the electoral processes. They are among the privileged who are allowed to stay in the polling stations and tallying centres whereas voters have to leave the polling station after casting their ballot.

As a journalist, you should be impartial. You cannot openly subscribe to any political party. You should not accept money so as to favorably report on any one political side. If you do, all your reporting will be biased. This means, you are only meant to monitor the voting process and simply report on what you see as you see it.

For a completely unbiased journalistic reporting on the election process, pls follow this step-by-step guide:

We will follow up with a part 2 and continually update it in the days and weeks before the elections.

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New: Our CIDP Download Page

The CIDP – County Integrated Development Plan – is the five year plan of a Kenyan county. Now, ahead of the 2017 elections, the CIDP is a nice starting point for journalists for reporting if the county government has met the self set goals of the 2013-to-2017 plan. With the download page for the CIDPs we try to make their retrieval easier for you. Continue reading “New: Our CIDP Download Page”