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 Form 4 KCSE Exam Standard History and Government Paper 1 Questions and Answers

Describe the process of electing the speaker of the national assembly.

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-One qualifies to be elected the speaker if he is eligible to contest and vote in elections.
-A date is set for the election at the start of a new parliament after the general election.
-The candidate is proposed and seconded by members of parliament.
-If more than one name is presented, the members vote through secret ballot.
-Swearing in ceremony is then conducted for the elected speaker.
-If the speaker is an elected MP then his or her seat is declared vacant.