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What is a merger? 

A merger is the combination of two or more political parties into a single party (new or existing)

How do parties merge?

What are the Effects of Merger on:


Party particulars

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What is a Coalition?

A coalition means an alliance of two or more political parties formed for the purpose of pursuing a common goal. There are pre-election and post-election coalitions.

What is the Process of entering into a coalition?

The political party follows its constitution and procedures and makes the decision to enter into a coalition. The coalition agreement is then signed and deposited with the Registrar. The coalition agreement must contain details on:

What are the effects of a Coalition to individual parties?


The table below shows Coalition agreements deposited with the ORPP prior to the 8th August 2017 General Election.

# Name of Coalition                 Constituent Parties                           Date   Deposited
1. The National Super Alliance (NASA) Coalition   Orange Democratic Party, Wiper Democratic- Movement Party, FORD Kenya, Amani National Congress and Chama Cha Mashinani 22nd February 2017
2.   Tunza Coalition   Party of Action and Roots Party    Withdrawn
3  Coalition agreement between WIPER Democratic Movement Party and Chama Cha Uzalendo  Chama Cha Uzalendo and Wiper Democratic Movement Party  24th April 2017
4.  WIPER Democratic Movement Party  and Muungano Party (MP)  WIPER Democratic Movement Party  and Muungano Party (MP) 27th April 2017