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Powerful Jubilee, ODM politicians who will vie as independent candidates (Full List)

Never before in the history of Kenya have there been a huge number of independent candidates.

Funyula MP Paul Otuoma with ODM leader Raila Odinga.

Never before in the history of Kenya have there been a huge number of independent candidates than in this year’s August elections.

On Tuesday, the office of the Registrar of Political Parties had a hard time to control the thousands of politicians who are running as independents in the August elections as they rushed to be cleared to run.

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Most of the independents are seasoned high profile politicians who have been felled at the primaries by little known or upcoming politicians who swayed voters across a wind of changed that swept the country.

Below is a list of the politicians and the positions they will be vying for in August:

Paul Otuoma - Governor Busia (ex- ODM)

Joseph Ndathi - Governor (ex-Jubilee)

Julius Malombe - Governor Kitui (ex-Nasa/Wiper)

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Zedekiah Kiprop aka Buzeki - Governor Uasin Gishu (ex- Jubilee)

Kembi Gitura - Senator Murang'a (ex-Jubilee)

Peter Mositet - Senator Kajiado (ex-Jubilee)

Potential Independents

Nicholas Gumbo - MP Rarieda (ODM)

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Jakoyo Midiwo - MP Gem (ODM)

Jack Ranguma - Governor Kisumu (ODM)

Cleophas Lagat - Governor Nandi (Jubilee)

Benjamin Cheboi - Governor Baringo (Jubilee)

Mohamed Ali -  MP Nyali (ODM)

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John Mruttu - Governor Taita Taveta (ODM)

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