Uhuru holds lead in Kenya elections

Bosaso Office March 5, 2013 0
Uhuru holds lead in Kenya elections



20:30 IEBC says it will start announcing official results from tomorrow (Wednesday) after electronic transmitters experienced delays. Calls on voters to be calm.

20:00 Katoo ole Metito (TNA) retains Kajiado South parliamentary seat after getting 24, 729 against Isaac Parashina (GNU) who got 15, 089 votes. George Saruni (ODM), who had pulled out of the race, still got 762 votes.

19:30 Provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta 2,753,414, Raila Odinga 2,165,394, Musalia Mudavadi 146,149, Peter Kenneth 30,560, Martha Karua 18,912, Prof James ole Kiyiapi 17,358, Abduba Dida 15,881 and Paul Muite 5,435

19:22 John Njoroge Chege (TNA) wins the Kasarani parliamentary seat with 44, 573 votes. He was followed by Mercy Gakuya (DP) 20,355; Kepha Sagana (ODM) 17, 402.

19:15 Peris Tobiko (TNA ) wins the Kajiado East parliamentary seat by garnering 23, 381 votes against Kakuta Maimai (ODM) who had 22,640. Joshua Olowasa (Wiper) 6819; William Kirinkai (URP) 4,557; Elijah Timpaine (RBK) 2,221.

19:05 Kuresoi OCS collapses while monitoring tallying at Mau Summit Sec School. Pronounced dead on arrival at St Joseph Nursing Hospital in Molo town.

18:44 Announced tally for Kajiado West: Moses ole Sakuda (TNA) 21,832; Joseph Simel (ODM) 12, 610; Alex Magelo (NVP) 6531; Jason Parantai (Wiper) 382; Hamilton Parsaina (Kanu) 179

18:30 Peter Kenneth concedes defeat in the presidential contest. Says he respects the will of voters.

18:15 Mr Kenyatta 2,735,353 (53.49pc) against Mr Odinga’s 2,145,721 (41.96pc).

18:01 Moses ole Sakuda is new MP for Kajiado West constituency.

18:00 Uhuru Kenyatta 2,726,266 (53.48pc); Raila Odinga 2,139,951 (41.98pc).

17:53 Transport Minister Amos Kimunya of TNA (16,689) floored by APK’s Samuel Gichigi (18,972) in Kipipiri constituency.

17:40 With 13,375 polling stations having sent in results, Uhuru Kenyatta has 2,720, 685 (53.48pc) against Mr Odinga’s 2,136,124 (41.99pc).

17:30 TNA’s Mary Wambui wins Othaya MP seat with 16,285 votes against Peter King’ara (GNU) 14,218 and Gichuki Mugambi (Saba Saba Asili) 10,972. She succeeds President Kibaki.

17:20 13,309 polling stations have reported. Mr Kenyatta leads with 2,707,839 votes; while Mr Odinga follows with 2,121,589. The tally of rejected votes keeps rising, it is now at 319,752 votes. The disputed votes are at 216. This tally puts Mr Kenyatta at 53.54 per cent, while Mr Odinga has 41.95 per cent. Counting is on going.

17:09 Assistant ministers Mwangi Kiunjuri (GNU) and Nderitu Muriithi (UDF) trailing TNA candidate Joshua Irungu in the Laikipia County governor race. Provisional results show Mr Irungu leading with 25,034 votes followed by Mr Kiunjuri with 12,540, Mr Muriithi 2,541.

17:00 Mr Kenyatta has 2,697,056 votes (53.60pc) while Mr Odinga has managed 2,170,670 (41.88pc).

16:55 Tight security at the Nyayo National Stadium, which is the Nairobi County tallying centre. Returning Officer Fiona Nduku Waithaka ordered those not accredited by IEBC to leave tallying hall.

16:51 With 13,230 polling stations reporting, Mr Kenyatta has 2,691,728; Mr Raila Odinga has 2,102,886. That, according to the IEBC tally at the National Tallying Centre at the Bomas of Kenya translates to 53.61 per cent for Mr Kenyatta and 41.88 per cent for Mr Odinga. There are 316,472 votes that are classified as “rejected”.

16:42 Mr Odinga ahead with 44,723 votes in Kisumu Central constituency against Mr Kenyatta’s 1,476 votes with 86 out of 143 centres reporting.

16:38 Kisumu Central constituency parliamentary candidate Ken Obura (ODM) leads with 27,383 votes against Abdul Qadir Omar (Ford Kenya) with 19,251 votes.

16:33 Wiper’s Regina Ndambuki clinches the Kilome MP seat after garnering 16,241 votes followed by CCU’s Thaddus Nzambia.

16:26 Mr Kenyatta 2,676,392 (53.64%) against Mr Odinga’s 2,088,529 (41.85%).

16:17 Uhuru Kenyatta has 2,670,186 votes, while Raila Odinga has 2,078,850. The disputed votes are 208. Rejected votes are 313,448. 13,120 polling stations have reported.

16:05 Mr Kenyatta 2,664,462 (53.71%) against Mr Odinga’s 2,072,596 (41.78%).

15:51 Cord’s Kalonzo Musyoka says coalition is optimistic of victory; urges supporters to remain calm and await final vote count.

15:50 The National Tallying Centre at the Bomas of Kenya has received results from 13,004 polling stations out of 31,981. Uhuru Kenyatta is in the lead with 2,650,475. Raila Odinga follows with 2,052,008 votes. The rejected votes’ tally stands at 309,984.

15:40 Jimmy Angwenyi elected Kitutu Chache North MP after garnering 15,035 votes. Patrick Asuma with 6,364 votes was second. Mr Angweyi beat 13 other contenders.

15:27 Uhuru Kenyatta has 2,630,000 (53pc) while Raila Odinga is at 2,032,226 (41pc). Rejected votes are at 307,288. 40 per cent of the polling stations in the country –12,919—have submitted their results to the National Tallying Centre so far.

15:25 Former Sigor MP Wilson Litole (ODM) loses his seat to Philip Rotino of URP. Mr Rotino polled 8, 941 votes against Mr Litole who got 7, 527. Kanu’s Francis Ruto managed 2, 652 votes.

15:22 Man arraigned in a Muranga court for bribing voters in Kiharu. Francis Ngobu fined Sh300,000 or a three-year jail term in default.

15:17 Ballot boxes are seen at the EA School of Aviation at the Embakasi East constituency tallying centre.


Ballot boxes are seen at the EA School of Aviation at the Embakasi East constituency tallying centre March 5, 2013. CAROLINE WAFULA


15:13 From 12,850 polling stations, Uhuru Kenyatta at 2,614,444 and Mr Raila Odinga at 2,017,746. Rejected votes are 305,328.

15:08 IEBC has said it will investigate the cause of high number of rejected votes.

15:00 12,796 polling stations have submitted results. Uhuru Kenyatta has 2,604,048; Raila Odinga has 2,008,592. Rejected votes now at 303,888 votes.

14:46 Newcomer Boniface Otsiula (18, 072) of New Ford Kenya clinches Bumula parliamentary seat after beating Ford Kenya’s Bifwoli Wakoli (11, 946).

14:40 Uhuru Kenyatta 2,590,393; Raila Odinga 2,001,651. Musalia Mudavadi 136,351. Results from 12,755 of the polling stations. The rejected votes are at 302,424. Disputed votes are at 176.

14:37 TNA’s Tiras Ngahu wins the Kangema parliamentary seat with 31,939 votes.

14:30 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta has polled 2,574,815, while Raila Odinga has 1,983,460 with 12,668 polling centres reporting. Rejected votes stand at 300,144. The votes processed so far are 5,074,677. The IEBC has declared that only 4,774,365 are valid.

14: 20 In Muranga County, Mwangi wa Iria (TNA, Governor) leads race with 90,480 votes followed by Moses Mwangi with 14,807. Julius Kaverere had 7,919 votes while Samuel Njuguna Mwangi had received 955 votes.

14:15 Mr Kenyatta 2,566,312 (53.97pc); Mr Odinga 1,973,805 (41.51pc).

14:00 IEBC chairman Hassan has said the commission will carry out an audit to establish the reason behind the large number of rejected votes.

13:50 Mr Kenyatta has so far garnered 2,535,184 (54.06pc) while challenger Mr Odinga has 1,943, 097 (41.44pc).

13:39 At the Nairobi County tallying centre at the Nyayo Stadium, the Returning Officer asks candidates to take a break as nothing of note taking place. Among those present are Ferdinand Waititu and Okiya Omtatah.

13:32 Mr Kenyatta 2,524,241 (54pc) against Mr Odinga 1,931,012 (41pc).

13:19 IEBC provisional results: Mr Kenyatta 2,495,800, Mr Odinga 1,896,174. 12,254 of 31,981 polling stations have reported.

13: 06 Mr Kenyatta 2,495,800 (54pc) against Mr Odinga 1,896,174 (41pc).

13: 02 Some of the ballot boxes are seen at James Gichuru Primary School in Embakasi North constituency.


Some of the ballot boxes are seen at James Gichuru Primary School in Embakasi North constituency. CAROLINE WAFULA


13: 00 IEBC’s Hassan said the commission was working hard to deliver official results and urged patience.

12:48 With 12,057 polling stations reporting, Uhuru Kenyatta has 2,459,133 votes, Raila Odinga has 1,851,671; Musalia Mudavadi has 123,913. The rejected votes are 280,304. These are provisional results for 4,793,347 of the votes cast. The IEBC has determined that only 4,512,939 are valid.

12: 42 Some of the ballot boxes containing counted votes at Shauri Moyo YWCA Social Hall in Kamukunji constituency.


Some of the ballot boxes containing counted votes at Shauri Moyo YWCA Social Hall in Kamukunji constituency March 5, 2013. EDITH FORTUNATE


12:35 Provisional presidential results: Mr Kenyatta 2,459,133 (54pc), Mr Odinga 1,851,671(41pc).

12: 31 Public Service minister Dalmas Otieno (ODM) retains his Rongo parliamentary seat. Mr Otieno garnered 18, 994. Tip Tip’s Odalo Abuor got 11,506. Federal Party of Kenya’s Thomas Kwanga was third with 2217. Others were Gordon Oluoch  (Wiper) 992, Asha Dade (TNA) 138, Eric Amuka PDP (60).

12:29 IEBC says the winner of presidential election must garner more than 50pc of total votes cast; appeals for patience as law allows six more days to declare official results.

12:25 Gideon Mbuvi leads in Nairobi Senate race. He has 16,972 votes against Bishop Wanjiru’s 7,000 with 41 out of 122 polling stations in Kamukunji constituency reporting.

12:01 With 41 out of 122 stations in Kamukunji constituency reporting, Mr Kenyatta (13,446) against Mr Odinga (10,966). In the Nairobi Governor contest, Mr Waititu has 12, 671 while Mr Kidero has 10,335. Mr Mbaru has 930.

11:55 Vote counting underway at the Kayole Social Hall, the tallying centre for Embakasi Central constituency in Nairobi March 5, 2013.


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