An opinion poll conducted by Infotrak has shown that Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago will be floored by new-comer businessman Bundotich Kiprop popularly known as ‘Buzeki’ in the upcoming general elections.
Out of those polled, 54.2 per cent said they would vote for Buzeki while 42.1 per cent said they would back Mr Mandago. Another 3.7 per cent are undecided.
The poll further showed victories for Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho and his Kakamega counterpart Wycliffe Oparanya.
According to the poll Mr Oparanya would get 68.3 per cent of the votes while Dr Khalwale would manage 13 percent.
In Mombasa, the incumbent Governor Joho (ODM) would win with 63 per cent popularity as Jubilee’s Suleiman Shahbal comes in a distant second with 15 percent of the votes. Wiper’s Hassan Omar would be third with 4.8 of the votes.
In the Uasin Gishu senatorial race, Jubilee candidate Margaret Kamar leads with 59.2 percent followed by independent candidate Robert Kemei at 15.9 percent, with Thomas Kipkurui coming a distant third with only nine percent.
In the Woman Representative race, former chief registrar of the Judiciary Gladys Boss Shollei commands a comfortable lead with 69.3 percent followed by independent candidate Rael Chebichil with 8.3 percent.