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Election Vote Turnout Decline is an Exercise of Sovereign Power & Cannot Invalidate Elections

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General and Run-off Election Results General and Run-off Election Results

To understand the Kenya Constitution Election and Sovereign Power that belongs to the people, the best way is to look at mature democracies. On November 4 2008, the first Tuesday of November that is the U.S General Election Day every 4 years, two candidates were on the ballot for the Senate of Georgia (GA) State. The result was: 1,867,097 (49.8%) Saxby Chambliss and 1,757,393 (46.8%) Jim Martin and 128,087 (3.4%) others. None met the State Constitutional requirement of 50% + 1. They had a run-off within 30 days and this was on December 2nd 2018. The 100% results Saxby, 1,228,033 (57.4%) and Jim, 909 923 (46.8%).

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Facts Established From Table. 

  1. 639,064 voters who voted for Saxbly did not come out to vote in the run-off this represents a 34% decline.
  2. 847,470 voters who voted for Jim did not come out to vote in the run-off. This represented a 48% decline. Note, if the decline had been just 200,000 votes he would have won. 
  3. The total vote cast of 3.75 million declined by 1.6 million votes or a 43% of the previous cast vote. 
  4. It is important to note that the 3.75 million represented a turnout of about 60% or 6.2 million eligible voters.   
  5. The run-off represented a turnout of 2.13 million out of 6.2 million voters a turonut of about 34% of eligible voters.  

Application of Facts to Kenya Election From Kenya Constitution 140, Invalidation Ruling.

  1. Uhuru Kenyatta vote could have declined by 34% of 8.2 million, thus 2.8 million people. The result, 6.4 million.
  2. Raila vote result could have declined by 48% of 6.8 million, thus a decline of 3.2 million to 3.6 million. 
  3. The total vote would have declined by 43% of 15 million, thus a decline of 6.4 million to 8.6 million. 
  4. The total turnout of 8.6 million of 19.6 million would be a 44% turnout.

Note: This does not mean that persons cannot add votes. This shows the tested trend that occurs based on so many reasons. An addition can occur as persons make a strong statement on their exercise of Sovereign Power. 

Read: 12 Reasons Why Voter Turnout Decreased!

Understanding Sovereign Power and Soverign Power Exercise Kenya Constitution 1. 

  1. No one has the power to predetermine how the people will vote or not vote as they delegate their power per Kenya Constitution 1. (1) All sovereign power belongs to the people of Kenya and shall be exercised only in accordance with this Constitution. (2) The people may exercise their sovereign power either directly or through their democratically elected representatives.
  2. It doesn’t mean that if someone voted for you 30 days ago or 60 days ago they will automatically vote for you or they will come out to vote.
  3. Experts who understand how Sovereign Power is transfered through voting can use their knowledge to defeat the transfer. For example: If Jim had said his opponent rigged and never got the 1.86 million. Then at the right time withdraws from the race knowing very well the vote will decline. He would then come and say look what I told you Saxby got 1.22 million and 600,000 votes were rigged votes. He can also say, the difference of 3.75 million and the 1.22 million, a figure of 2.53 million votes are his votes or supporters.  
  4. Sovereign power exercise is what people will do on that date and voter’s decisions are no controlled by a person. 
  5. It is a person’s decision that constitutes their Sovereign power when one makes the decision with compliance to Kenya Constitution 2. (1) This Constitution is the supreme law of the Republic and binds all persons and all State organs at both levels of government.” Secondly, based on a commitment to article 3. (1) “Every person has an obligation to respect, uphold and defend this Constitution.”


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