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Should prisoners be allowed to vote?

Kamiti Maximum Security Prison in Nairobi.  Accused capital offenders at the prison have written to the Chief Justice accusing State counsels and lawyers defending murder suspects of demanding bribes from them. Photos/FILE
Kamiti Maximum Security Prison in Nairobi. Accused capital offenders at the prison have written to the Chief Justice accusing State counsels and lawyers defending murder suspects of demanding bribes from them. Photos/FILE 

One unique thing about Kenya is the obsession with politics.

Years before the next elections, politicians are crisscrossing the country campaigning.

At least four politicians have declared their presidential hopes.

However there is one area all the presidential hopefuls have neglected, the loads of untapped votes lying idle in prisons.