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REPUBLIC OF KENYA

NAIROBI NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL Nyayo House 13th Floor, Nairobi E: nairobinyc@gmail.com

GUIDELINES ON THE ELECTION OF YOUTH REPRESENTATIVES FOR NAIROBI COUNTY

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS 1. The purpose of these guidelines is to(a) prescribe the manner of electing the youth representatives to the National Youth Council, Nairobi County Sub county and ward elections. (b) Facilitate the process of electing the youth representatives to the National Youth Council. 2. The election of youth representatives by the sub-location and ward delegates to the county level shall be construed as the establishment of National Youth Council branches for Nairobi County 3. The youth representatives elected at the sub-location level to the county level may offer leadership and promote the spirit of volunteerism among the youth.

4. (1) A candidate shall be eligible for election from the sub-location, ward, sub county to the County level if he or she is (a) A delegate of the National Youth Council (2011-2012) (b) (c) (e) (f) A Kenya citizen; Aged between eighteen and thirty-five years; A holder of a Kenya Certificate of Primary Education ; of good conduct certified by the area Chief/Assistant Chief/Religious leader or the Police.

5. There shall be elections for sub-county leadership in 17 sub counties of Nairobi (the sub counties shall constituency as defined in the devolved governments act and the national government coordination act) 6. Each sub county committee shall have a maximum of 10 members and a minimum of not less than the number of wards in the particular sub county 7. in coming up with the sub county committees, the following criteria will be followed;

a) b) c)

Representation of each ward in the committee Gender balance Inclusion of persons with disabilities

8. After electing the committee, the elected officials will among themselves come up with offices of Chair, Vice and Secretary 9. The NYC ward committees shall not be more than 5 people who after election will choose one among them as a NYC Ward coordinator, who will be deputized by a Vice Coordinator and a secretary 10. In formulating the Ward NYC committees, the criteria in section 7 above will apply 11. Delegates in every sub county present will be free to agree on the procedure of their own elections with consultation with the Nairobi County office and the National Representative so long as it doesnt break any set rule herein

General

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Unless by consensus, all elections will be by secret ballot In case of a tie, the candidates tying will toss a coin Automatic disqualification of delegates involved in violence, intimidation and unethical electoral practices Room for appeal is open within the day of election

Nairobi County Boundaries

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SUB COUNTY/ CONSTITUENCY


Westlands

WARDS
Kitisuru Parklands/Highridge Karura Kangemi Mountain View Kilimani Kawangware Gatina Kileleshwa Kabiro Mutu-ini Ngand'o Riruta Uthiru/Ruthimitu Waithaka Karen Nairobi West Mugumo-ini

COORDINA TOR

Dagoretti North

Dagoretti South Langata

South C Nyayo Highrise 5 Kibra Laini Saba Lindi Makina Woodley/ Kenyatta Golf Course Sarang'ombe Githurai Kahawa West Zimmermann Roysambu Kahawa Clay City Mwiki Kasarani Njiru Ruai Babadogo Utalii Mathare North Lucky Summer Korogocho Imara Daima Kwa Njenga Kwa Reuben Pipeline Kware Kariobangi North Dandora Area I Dandora Area II Dandora Area III Dandora Area IV Kayole North Kayole NorthCentral Kayole South Komarock Matopeni/ Spring Valley Upper Savanna Lower Savanna Embakasi Utawala Mihang'o Umoja I Umoja II Mowlem Kariobangi South Maringo/ Hamza Viwandani Harambee Makongeni Pumwani Eastleigh North Eastleigh South Airbase California Nairobi Central Ngara Pangani Ziwani/ Kariokor Landimawe Nairobi South Hospital Mabatini Huruma Ngei Mlango Kubwa Kiamaiko

Roysambu

Kasarani

Ruaraka

Embakasi South

10 Embakasi North

11 Embakasi Central

12

Embakasi East

13

Embakasi West

14

Makadara

15

Kamukunji

16 Starehe

17

Mathare

Date.2013, Drawn by Nairobi Representatives to the National youth Council of Kenya Billy GO Mijungu & Arnold Maliba