• Oburu ran on an ODM ticket whereas Okinda was an independent candidate.
• Julius Okinda came second with 33,898, Yogo Yogo 25,157 and James Wamban 19,227.
Oburu Oginga has won the Siaya Senate race and was announced by the county returning officer Catherine Bulinda on Friday.
Oburu attained 285,595 votes to defeat five other candidates who had angled for the seat.
Julius Okinda came second with 33,898, Yogo Yogo 25,157 and James Wamban 19,227.
Oscar Omondi and Ishmael Atudo garnered 9,585 and 1,550 votes respectively.
Oburu ran on an ODM ticket whereas Okinda was an independent candidate.
Wamban was an MDG candidate whereas Omondi was a DAP-K flagbearer. Atudo was an independent candidate.
In his victory speech, Oburu thanked the people of Siaya for believing in him despite his old age of over 70 years. "There are younger people whom I competed with. Their time will come, let them be patient."
He called upon his competitors to join hands with him and take Siaya county to higher heights.
Oburu is the elder brother to Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition Party presidential candidate Raila Odinga.
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