Amani National Congress (ANC) party has announced its nomination fees for candidates eyeing political positions in the forthcoming August general elections.In a notice issued Thursday by the ANC Nominations Board, the Musalia Mudavadi led-party outlined the nomination fees ranging between Ksh.10,000 to Ksh 300,000 for all other elective positions apart from the president. The party has already endorsed Musalia Mudavadi as their flagbearer.
“We are hereby inviting interested candidates to send an official letter declaring their intent to vie on our party ticket in any of the following positions; Governor, Senators, Woman Rep, MPs and MCAs,” read the notice.
All the other interested aspirants are required to submit their applications before 18th February.
In the statement, all the women and youth aspirants will be required to pay the same amount in either of the respective positions.
Unlike several other parties, ANC requires Persons with disabilities (PWDs) to pay Ksh 25,000 for all elective positions except for the county assembly where the aspirant will remit Ksh 10,000.
For the male candidates seeking gubernatorial nomination tickets, they will be required to part with Ksh 300,000, female candidates and the youth will be required to pay Ksh.150,000 while persons with disabilities will pay Ksh.25,000.
For the Senate race tickets, aspirants will pay as follows: male (Ksh.200,000), female and youth (Ksh.100,000) while for Member of National Assembly race, male aspirants will pay (Ksh.150,000), female and youth (Ksh.75,000).
For the Woman Representative ticket, the fees will be Ksh.150,000 irrespective of the age group of aspirants.
Male MCA contenders will be required to part with Ksh. 25,000 while their female and youth counterparts will cough out Ksh. 10,000 each.
The notice further required all its payments to be channeled through the party’s bank account number or via the M-PESA.