The Kenya Red Cross Society is a membership Organisation. The members as per the KRCS Constitution come together to select their leaders through a democratic electoral process after every three years. The elections are held in three levels of the governance structure being; the County Branch, Regional and National levels. The elected leaders guide the organisation through policy and strategic direction while playing an oversight role to the Management which is the secretariat and policy implementor. All the Governance positions are voluntary!.
For the elections, the following information and documents are key in guiding the process of elections in the upcoming election.
Election Rules and Regulations
The “Election Rules and Regulations” provide guidance on how the elections are to be conducted. Find attached the reviewed and approved election rules and Regulations.
To participate as a candidate in the elections, one needs to be nominated by at least two members. The attached nomination papers contain fields of the elective positions on the different levels. The dully filled and signed nomination papers are then supposed to be submitted to Elections Committee.
The electoral register contains a list of all the members who are eligible to participate in the Kenya Red Cross elections either as voters or candidates. The voter register should be pinned in an open place at the branch and members with concerns about their details in the registered should raise them with the branch personnel for correction.
All the hard copy applications should be addressed and sent to the following address:
The Elections Committee
Kenya Red Cross Society
P.O Box 40712 – 00100
Soft copy applications and any other queries should be addressed and sent to the following email address:
This year, the KRCS elections for every level will be conducted on the same day as per the schedule below.
Elections for all the 47 County Branches will take place on Saturday 27th April 2019
Elections for the 8 Regions will take place on Saturday 25th May 2019
National elections will be held on Thursday 27th June 2019
Click to Download Kenya Red Cross Election Rules and Regulations
Click to Download KRCS 2019 County Branch Elections Nomination Paper
Click to Download KRCS 2019 Region Elections Nomination papers