• All 47 counties took part in choosing their next senator.
• Some of the candidates retained their seats while others lost, as it is the norm with every election
Kenyans on Tuesday, August 9, exercised their civic duty by voting for their preferred candidates from the presidency to members of the county assembly.
All 47 counties took part in choosing their next senator.
Some of the candidates retained their seats while others lost, as is the norm with every election
Here is the list of Senators-elect:
- Migori County
ODM candidate Eddy Oketch garnered 295,228 votes, winning the seat.
- Busia County
NRA party candidate Okiya Omtatah won with 171,681 votes.
ODM's Hillary Itela came in second with 59,276 votes.
- Homa Bay County
Moses Kajwang' of ODM has retained his seat after garnering 353,882 votes. His KANU opponent Thomas Ojanga got 18,690 votes.
- Kisumu County
ODM's Tom Ojienda has clinched the seat with a vote count of 413,121. Enos Kudi Okolo of Jubilee came in second with 15,575 votes.
- Bungoma County
Ford Kenya Moses Wetang'ula has retained his Bungoma Senate seat. He garnered 286,143 votes.
- West Pokot County
UDA party candidate Julius Murgor won with 72,240 votes.
•Trans Nzoia County
UDA party candidate Allan Chesang has clinched the seat with a vote count of 123,793 votes.
- Uasin Gishu County
UDA party candidate Jackson Mandago has clinched the seat with a vote count of 252,800 votes.
- Kakamega County
UDA party candidate Boni Khalwale has clinched the seat with a vote count of 247,860 votes.
- Bomet County
UDA party candidate Hillary Sigei, has clinched the seat with 237,192 votes. Enock Kemei of CCM scored 57,745 while Weldon Korir got 41,106 votes.
- Siaya County
ODM party candidate Oburu Odinga has clinched the seat with 285,595 votes. Julius Okinda Okinda, an independent candidate, came in second with 33,898 votes.
- Tharaka Nithi
UDA party candidate Mwenda Gataya has clinched the seat with 71,246 votes. Samwel Ragwa, an independent party came in second with 46,205 votes.
- Kwale County
Issa Boy of ODM retained his seat with after garnering 52,772 votes . In second place was Antony Yama of UDA who got 41,762 votes.
- Mombasa County
Faki Mwinyihaji has retained his seat using an ODM ticket after geting 11,040 votes.
He floored UDA's Hamisi Mwaguya who had 76,069 votes.
- Taita Taveta County
Jones Mwaruma of ODM defeated his closest opponent and outgoing Sagala MCA Godwin Kilele of Jubilee with 39,142 votes.
Kilele managed to get 26,158 votes.
- Narok County
Incumbet Governor Ledama Olekina has successfully defended his seat after bagging 135,108 votes.
He defeated the Outgoing Governor Samuel Tunai who got 117,869 votes.
- Makueni County
Outgoing Makueni MP Daniel Maanzo of Wiper has won with 177,273 votes.
The outgoing governor Kivutha Kibwana, the leader of Muungano party got 59,034 votes.
- Laikipia Constituency
UDA candidate John Kinyua defended his seat after he garnered 59,947 votes.
- Kitui County
The incumbent Senator Enock Wambua has retained his seat after bagging 191,317 votes.
The Wiper candidate floored Stephen Kilonzo of UDA, who got 49,064 votes.
- Kiambu County
UDA's Karungo Thang'wa has won the seat after bagging 579,411 votes.
George Maara of Jubilee came in second with 112,304 votes.
- Nairobi County
ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna has won the Nairobi Senator seat after garnering 716,876 votes.
UDA's Bishop Margaret Wanjiru came second after she got 554, 091 votes