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Article 85. Eligibility to Stand as an Independent Candidate

Any person is eligible to stand as an independent candidate for election if the person –

  • (a) is not a member of a registered political party and has not been a member for at least three months immediately before the date of the election; and
  • (b) satisfies the requirements of–
    • (i) Article 99 (1) (c) (i) or (ii), in the case of a candidate for election to the National Assembly or the Senate, respectively; or
    • (ii) Article 193 (1) (c) (ii), in the case of a candidate for election to a county assembly.