Raila Odinga vs William Ruto: the decision made by the Supreme Court of Kenya

Raila Odinga vs William Ruto: the decision made by the Supreme Court of Kenya

(1) The technology deployed by the IEBC for the conduct of the 2022 general elections met the standards of integrity, verifiability, security, and transparency to guarantee accurate and verifiable results.

(2). There was no interference with the uploading and transmission of Forms 34A from the polling stations to the IEBC Public Portal.

(3). There were no discrepancies between Forms 34A uploaded on IEBC Public Portal and the Forms 34A received at the National Tallying Centre, and Forms 34A issued to the Agents at the Polling Stations.

(4) The postponement of Gubernatorial Elections in Kakamega and Mombasa Counties, Parliamentary elections in Kitui Rural, Kacheliba Rongai, and Pokot South Constituencies, and electoral wards in Nyaki West in North Imenti Constituency and Kwa Njenga in Embakasi South Constituency did not result in voter suppression to the detriment of Raila Odinga (1st Petitioner) and Martha Karua (2nd Petitioner).

(5) There are explainable discrepancies between the votes cast for presidential candidates and other elective positions.

(6) The IEBC carried out the verification, tallying, and declaration of results following Article 138 (3) (c) and 138 (10) of the Constitution.

(7) The declared President-elect attained 50%+1 vote of all the votes cast following Article 138 (4) (a) of the Constitution.

(8) There were no irregularities and illegalities of such magnitude as to affect the final result of the presidential election.

(9). The reliefs and orders granted by the Supreme Court:

(i) presidential election petitions are dismissed

(ii) Declaration of Mr Ruto as President-Elect is upheld

(iii) No order as to costs