Election crimes and offences in Kenya contravene the Elections Act 2011 and other provisions of the Constitution and contribute to social, political and economic upheavals in society. The study found out that most prevalent election crimes and offences included: undue influence, bribery, voter/ballot fraud, use of force or violence and hate speech. Perpetrators of election crimes and offences were found to be political aspirants/candidates, unemployed youth, supporters of politicians, party officials and agents and voters. Elections Crimes and Offenses in Kenya 2016
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What you can do to help
You can help prevent Election crimes crimes and security threats in Kenya by reporting to the Police, NCRC website (http://crimeresearch.go.ke/report-crimes/) and NCRC Mobile Phone Crime Reporting/Monitoring tool from mobile phones operating systems: Google Playstore, applestore and Windows Store, (Free Service)