Some sections of the media tend to judge the performance of a Member of the County Assembly (MCA) exclusively from what he or she has done for the ward the MCA was elected in. In consequence, an MCA tends to campaign for re-election on this basis only: Show off in the ward, point to projects that were put in place there – and make sure that a lot of work is done in the last year of his term. And make the ward development fund‘s achievements shine bright and shed a favorable light on the MCA.
But this is just ONE task of the MCAs. Continue reading “The Track Record of Kenyan MCAs”