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Paw Paw couple prepares for vote in Kenya next month

Peacemaking in Africa Blog

A couple from Paw Paw is preparing for elections in Kenya next month. 

An update on  Joe and Kathy Ossman's blog  says Joe recently attended voter education sessions ahead of the election in Kenya. 

Joe Ossman says the new Kenyan Constitution means that there are many more offices to vote for at the local level. He says that makes voter education especially important. 

Violence followed the last elections in 2007. Joe Ossman says that was caused in part by many voters believing that fraud was rampant in that election. Part of the voter education effort instructs people on what to expect at the polls when they arrive to cast their ballot. 

Joe and Kathy Ossman spoke with WMUK's Gordon Evans in September before they left for Kenya. 

Gordon Evans became WMUK's Content Director in 2019 after more than 20 years as an anchor, host and reporter. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he began work at WMUK in 1996.
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