Confirmed list of Governors who have already won so far across the 47 counties after Tuesday’s elections.
Kenyans are currently fixated on their TVs, suspensefully awaiting the tense early results.
Although official results have not yet been made public, polls conducted by the major media show a close race between the two front-runners.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) began announcing the victors of other seats in the meantime.
Confirmed list of Governors
Trans Nzoia county
George Natembeya will succeed Patrick Khaemba as the second governor of Trans Nzoia County on the Democratic Action Party of Kenya (DAP-K).
In Kiminini, which was regarded as Wamalwa’s backyard, Natembeya had more votes (39,378).
Wamalwa, on the other hand, had 14,488 votes, a difference of 24,890.
By the time Wamalwa was conceding defeat, Natembeya had 117,558 votes from Kiminini, Saboti, Kwanza, and Endebess constituencies. Wamalwa, on the other hand, had 54,705 votes, a gap of 62,853.
In Busia, Paul Otuoma has been declared the winner in the race to succeed Sospeter Ojaamong.
Otuoma, who ran on the ODM ticket, got 164,478 votes against Nambale MP John Bunyasi’s 92,144.
West Pokot county
In West Pokot, Simon Kachapin of UDA reclaimed the seat after narrowly edging out the incumbent John Lonyangapuo of Kenya Union Party (KUP).
Kachapin got 86,476 votes against Lonyangapuo’s 84,620, a difference of 1,856 votes.
Senator Ochillo Ayacko of ODM won the seat with 175,226 votes from the eight constituencies in Migori County.
His opponent John Pesa of DAP-K had 126,171 votes.
In the tight race for governor between independent candidate Wangui Ngirici and incumbent Anne Waiguru of the UDA, both candidates exchanged accusations of trying to rig the election.
According to early statistics, Waiguru received 112,932 votes to Ngirici’s 104,980.
The current governor Francis Kimemia of the Jubilee party is losing to the UDA candidate Ndirangu Badilisha of UDA according to votes tallied thus far.
Badilisha had 104,298 votes against Kimemia’s 33,961 votes.
The incumbent governor Ndiritu Muriithi of Jubilee Party is losing to UDA’s Joshua Irungu.
Irungu had 80,849 votes against Ndiritu’s 37,905 votes.
Homa Bay county
The area Woman Representative Gladys Wanga has become the Nyanza region’s first female governor after defeating former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero in the Homa Bay gubernatorial contest.
Wanga got 244,559 votes against Kidero’s 154,182 votes.
Senator Susan Kihika of UDA had a fairly wide lead against Lee Kinyanjui of the Jubilee Party. Kihika had 226,993 votes against the incumbent’s 78,244.
The incumbent governor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o of ODM secured re-election after getting 319,957 votes against his predecessor Jack Ranguma’s 100,600 votes.
James Orengo has been declared Siaya County Governor-elect.
Orengo garnered 220,349 votes to beat his rival former Raireda MP Nicholas Gumbo of UDM, who scored 147,558.
Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka has been declared the governor-elect of Bungoma County.
Lusaka, who was vying on FORD Kenya, garnered 241,695 against his main opponent Wycliffe Wangamati (DAP-K) who got 137,378 votes.
Governors who have been announced, winners:
- George Natembeya – Trans Nzoia
- Paul Otuoma – Busia
- Simon Kachapin – West Pokot
- Stephen Sang – Nandi
- Ochillo Ayacko – Migori
- Kenneth Lusaka – Bungoma
- Gladys Wanga – Homa Bay
- Anyang’ Nyong’o – Kisumu
- Jonathan Bii – Uasin Gishu
- Hillary Barchok-Bomet
- James Orengo