Losers in August 8 polls Prominent politician who lost August 8 2017 polls

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Prominent politician who lost August 8 2017 polls play Prominent politician who lost August 8 2017 polls (Courtesy)

Political titans who have been in politics for decades were on August 8 floored by new entrants in the political arena.

May who were either in National Super Alliance of even Jubilee exchanged hands, others ejected by independent candidates.

Here are the political heavyweights who lost in August 8 polls:

Peter Munya

In Meru County, Jubilee’s Kiraitu Murungi is soaring high with 236,390 votes (53,89%) in relation to the incumbent Governor Peter Munya’s 181 447 votes.

Kenneth Lusaka

In Bungoma, Governor Kenneth Lusaka may go home after his competitor Wycliffe Wafula garnered 172,441 votes (48,74%). Lusaka is trailing him with 150,465 votes. Mr Lusaka is now the senate speaker.

play Senate speaker Ken Lusaka shares a moment with President Uhuru Kenyatta at Webuye Paper factory. (PSCU/File)


Isaac Ruto

As per the results trickling in, Laboso is enjoying a comfortable lead with 171,872 votes (67,32%) while Ruto has managed to garner 83 451 votes (32,68%).

Evans Kidero

In Nairobi, Senator Mike Sonko is currently leading with 53% which is 789,000 votes while Governor Evans Kidero is second with 631,802 votes. Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero during meeting with Luhya community in Nairobi on Sunday, July 30 2017.

William Kabogo

In Kiambu, Ferdinand Waititu Babayao is ahead of the incumbent governor William Kabogo with 694,448 votes.

play Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo. (Courtesy)


Jack Ranguma

In Kisumu, Anyang Nyong’o is currently leading with 253,591 votes while the incumbent Jack Ranguma is behind him with 141,952 votes.

Dr Julius Makau Malombe

In Kitui, Charity Ngilu is leading with 153,186 votes (47.95%) followed closely by David Musila who has 101145 votes (31.66%) as the incumbent governor Dr Julius Makau Malombe comes third with 65,154 votes (20.39%).

David Kepue Ole Nkedianye

In Kajiado, Joseph Ole Lenku has garnered 162,166 votes while incumbent governor David Kepue Ole Nkedianye has managed to get 133,952 votes (44.68%).

Nathif Jama Adan

In Garissa, Ali Bunow Korane is ahead with 45,033 votes as Nathif Jama Adan follows him closely with 39,693 votes from 289 out of 381 polling stations.

Raila Odinga

Making his fourth stab on the presidency, Mr Odinga was floored by incumbent Jubilee’s Uhuru Kenyatta, despite the Supreme Court dispute which annulled the re-election of Mr Kenyatta. Mr Odinga would later boycott the repeat polls of October 26.


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