URP and TNA nominations started well in most parts of the North Rift where the exercise had been put off on Thursday due to late arrival of voting material.
Results for most of the areas were expected late yesterday but there were earlier indications some of the close allies of former Eldoret North MP William Ruto were facing stiff challenge from newcomers.
Cord Coalition completed its nominations in most areas or the region on Thursday.
URP elections official in the area Rev.
Ekiru Aruka said they had distributed nomination papers in all areas and the exercise had gone on smoothly. However in some area names of some of the URP aspirants especially for the county representatives were missing from nomination papers.
"We sorted out the few hitches which we initially experienced and we are now looking foward to releasing results", said URP/TNA returning officer at Central Primary School Francis Nyarombe who turned away some of the aspirants who attempted to campaign at the polling stations.
They was a delay in the start of the nominations for the two parties in most parts of Turkana, Baringo and Marakwet because of late arrival of nominations papers.
However the exercise went well in most areas with long ques at the polling stations. Eldoret West Police boss Erastus Muthamia said they had beefed up security in all areas until the exercise is completed.
"We have coordinated very well with the parties involved in the region and the exercise went on very peacefully in most areas", said Muthamia.
TNA completed its nominations in Trans Nzoia County but the exercise was still going on in most areas in other counties in the region.
URP however was still going on with its nominations in the county where former Cheranganyi MP Joshua Kutunyi was seeking to defend his seat.
In the TNA Nominations Joel Gesuka was elected to be Governor aspirant while Isaac Njenga has been elected to be Senate aspirant.