Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit?



Yes, deposit

The Elections Act No. 24 of 2011

Date ofCommencement: 2nd December, 2011

Section 78.(1) A petitioner shall deposit security for the payment of costs that maybecome payable by the petitioner not more than ten days after the presentationof a petition under this Part.

(2) Aperson who presents a petition to challenge an election shall deposit—

fivehundred thousand shillings, in the case of petition against a member ofParliament or a county governor; or […]

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