Uhuru Wins Election To Be Kenya’s 4th President

thumb abortion geneva;”>The independent Electoral and Boundaries commission will make official announcement of the presidential results today as from 11 am on Saturday.

cheap link geneva;”>It was a tense moment today in the morning (12am) as Kenyans remained glued to the TV sets as the figures added up on and gives Kenya a president or whether it would be headed for a run off.

Uhuru beat the 50 per cent mark (6,169,334) and an additional of 4,099 votes to clinch the presidency which is yet to be made official after the final verification by the IEBC, Political parties and the observers.

According to Commissioner Yusuf Nzibo the change was due to what he termed as extensive verification process making the announcement take longer than it was planned.


‎02:30 am 291/291 Constituencies IEBCOfficialTally: Uhuru 6,173,433 Raila 5,340,546

Total Votes Cast: 12,321,164 Rejected Votes: 108,933 Valid Votes: 12,205,519

Final announcement of results is today Sat 9th, 11am.

Uhuru 5,196,992 (49.89%) Raila 4, 562, 094 (43.87%) Mudavadi 373, 871

7:00pm: Rejected 92, 596 Final tally for 243/ 291 constituencies

Official presidential results Webuye West Constituency: Kiyiapi 269; Karua 212; Dida 164; Mudavadi 14, 529; Muite 132; Kenneth 197; Raila 14, 819; Uhuru 1,288.

Official presidential results Ikolomani Constituency: Kiyiapi 119; Karua 95; Dida 65; Mudavadi 12,530; Muite 44; Kenneth 76; Raila 16, 740; Uhuru 359.

17:10pm: IEBC Press Briefing.

IEBC chairman Isaack Hassan has said that the party agents are free to meet him incase of any clarification. Hassan was speaking at the Tallying centre at the Bomas of Kenya.

Responding to a query from Education assistant Minister Prof Ayiecho Olweny about the accuracy of the total votes casts, the IEBC chair said that the final result shall be authenticated to reflect the will of Kenyans.

IEBC Secretary James Oswago cleared the air that he is neither dead or in prison. He said that the process requires the commission to verify the data before keying it in.

The commission said it was dedicated to make sure the tallying process ends today

Uhuru Kenyatta – TNA: 4,835,482 [49.5%]
Raila Odinga – ODM: 4,316,005 [44.2%]

9:45am: The battle to the finish line in the presidential race has narrowed to 78 constituencies after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) declared results for 222 constituencies early Friday.

Only three returning officers from the 78 remaining constituencies are yet to arrive at the Bomas of Kenya even as the IEBC is expected to declare the final results of the later Friday.

Remaining constituencies: Maara, Buuri, Chuka, Chuka/IgaraNgombe, Tharaka, Manyatta, Mbeere South, Bahati, Nakuru Town, Njoro, Molo, Olkalou, Ndaragwa, Kieni, Kangema, Othaya, Gatundu North, Gatundu South, Nakuru South, Narok North, Konoin, Emurwa Dikkir, Kilgoris, Marakwet East, Marakwet West, Baringo North Baringo South, Tiaty, Kesses, Saboti, Endebes, Tongeren, Ikolomani, Turbo, Sabatia, Luanda, Mbita, Kaloloeni, Tala Mbala, North Horr, Fafi.

Others include: Isiolo North, Turkana South, Loima, Turkana East, Kapenguria, Samburu West, Samburu North, Samburu East, Suna East, Suna West, West Mugirango, Kabondo Kasipul, Matungulu, Mavoko, Kangundo, Mathare Navakholo, Teso North, Teso South, Rangwe, Ndhiwa, South Mugirango, Nyaribari Chache, Kitutu Masaba, Starehe Narok South and Narok West.

8:45am: Latest official results coming in Friday morning indicate Uhuru Kenyatta is maintaining a lead with 4,719,270 votes against his close rival Raila Odinga, who is trailing with 4,107,204.

So far, 87, 513 votes have been rejected.

These are results of 207 out of 291 Constituencies.

Observers are looking at a possible re-run, considering that a candidate needs more that 50 percent of total votes cast.

Kenya’s electoral body, IEBC, on Thursday announced the winner of the hotly contested race but quickly added that its deadline remains Monday.

For details on how the elections were conducted, click here to Read more

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