Vijanaa, Does Your Aspirant Qualify to be an MCA?

Published on 23 March 2017

MCA aspirant qualifications

Do you know the MCA you are voting for in August? Does he/she meet the following requirements?

  • Must have been a Kenyan citizen for at least 10 years before the election;
  • Must be a registered voter;
  • Must not owe allegiance to a foreign state;
  • Is nominated by a Political Party or is an independent candidate;
  • Must meet the statutory moral and ethical requirements under the Leadership and Integrity Act;
  • Must not be a public officer or acting in any State of public office other than a Member of the County Assembly;
  • Must not hold dual citizenship
  • Must not be an undischarged bankrupt;
  • Must not be a person of unsound mind;
  • Must not be subject to a sentence of imprisonment of at least six months from the date of registration of candidates or date of elections;
  • Must not have been found to have abused or misused state or public office or contravened Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • Must not have been dismissed or removed from public office for contravening the provisions of Articles 75, 76, 77 and 78 of the Constitution