2022 Kenyan general election

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Presidential election

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Registered22,120,458[1]
Turnout64.77% (Increase25.74%)
  William Ruto at WTO Public Forum 2014.jpg Raila Odinga 2009 (cropped).jpg
Nominee William Ruto Raila Odinga
Party UDA Azimio[a]
Alliance Kenya Kwanza Azimio La Umoja
Running mate Rigathi Gachagua Martha Karua
Popular vote 7,176,141 6,942,930
Percentage 50.49% 48.85%

2022 Kenyan Presidential Elections.svg
  Odinga   Ruto
Official results per county

President before election

Uhuru Kenyatta
Jubilee Party

Elected President

William Ruto
UDA

General elections were held in Kenya on 9 August 2022. Voters elected the President, members of the National Assembly and Senate, county governors of Kenya and members of the 47 county assemblies of Kenya. William Ruto was elected President of Kenya, defeating Raila Odinga.[4]

Presidential candidates[change | change source]

Party/coalition Presidential nominee Most recent political office
Image Nominee
United Democratic Alliance William Ruto at WTO Public Forum 2014.jpg William Ruto Deputy President
(2013–present)
Azimio La Umoja Raila Odinga 2009 (cropped).jpg Raila Odinga Prime Minister
(2008–2013)

Results[change | change source]

CandidateRunning matePartyVotes%
William RutoRigathi GachaguaUDA7,176,14150.49
Raila OdingaMartha KaruaAzimio6,942,93048.85
George WajackoyahJustina WamaeRoots Party of Kenya61,9690.44
David WaihigaRuth MutuaAgano Party31,9870.23
Total14,213,027100.00
Registered voters/turnout22,120,458
Source: Nation (Preliminary) (4,874 of 46,229 Polling stations reporting)

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Odinga is gazetted to run for president under Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition Party. He still remains the leader of ODM.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Chebukati W., Wafula. "Audit Report on the Register of Voters" (PDF). IEBC. Retrieved 2 August 2022.
  2. Mireri, Junior (27 January 2022). "Azimio to be registered next week, Raila says as he receives ANC defectors". The Standard. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  3. "Raila To Register Azimio Party Next Week". Capital FM. 29 January 2022. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  4. "Kenya election result: William Ruto wins presidential poll". BBC News. 2022-08-15. Retrieved 2022-08-15.