18 January 2013

Kenya: Joy, Protests As Nomination Results Trickle in

Photo: D. Hakes/Carter Center Photos
A man has his finger dipped in ink after voting (file photo)

Nairobi — Results of the nominations conducted on Thursday have started trickling, in even parties that failed to conduct the primaries kicked off a second day of polls.

In Samburu County, Moses Lenkulal bagged the nomination certificate for United Republican Party for the gubernatorial post while former MP Sammy Leshore won the senator's nomination.

The TNA nomination in Samburu has been won by Stephen Lekupe for the governor's post while Paul Leringato has taken the senator's post.

Nominated MP Maison Leshomo has also bagged the TNA nomination for the Samburu Women representative's position.

On the other hand, Simon Arama has won the ODM Ticket to contest the MPs seat in Nakuru West.

In Nyamira County, John Nyagarama has bagged the ODM nomination for the governor's post, with former MP James Gesami bagging the MPs nomination for West Mugirango.

Alice Chae has been nominated to vie for the Women's representative position on an ODM ticket.

In Nandi County, the URP nomination for the MPs post has been won by Alex Kosgey who will now vie in Emgwen Constituency.

Former Government Spokesman Alfred Mutua has also sailed through for the governor's nomination in Machakos, with Johnson Muthama winning the senator's post.

Education Minister Mutula Kilonzo has also won the senator's position in Makueni County on a Wiper Democratic Party ticket.

In Uasin Gishu County Prof Margaret Kamar has won the senator's position under CORD.

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