Wahinya Njau

Wahinya Njau

Wahinya Njau is an incoming master’s student in political science at Kent State. He earned his bachelor's in history from The Ohio State University in 2021. He is a member leader with the Ohio Student Association.

A voter shows identification to an election judge during primary voting on May 3, 2022 in Lordstown, Ohio. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Ohioans need democracy as Issue 1 vote approaches

By: - August 2, 2023

In 2007, my homeland, Kenya, devolved into violence. Politicians exploited contested election results, dividing people along ethnic lines and plunging the country into chaos. Three years later, the people of Kenya organized to ensure this would never happen again. The outcome: a new, more modern, more inclusive constitution. Growing up in Ohio since then, I […]