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KENYA ELECTION LATEST: THE PERCENTAGE GAP NARROWS…

23:23 With results from 270 out 291 constituencies: Kenyatta 5, 844, 843; Odinga 4, 963, 171. (-ed…With only 21 constituencies to go Uhuru 50.54% (5,844,843) Raila 42.91% (4,963,171) Votes cast 11,565,031)

23:00 With results from 267 out 291 constituencies: Kenyatta 5, 829, 600; Odinga 4, 888, 213.

22:45 With results from 266 out 291 constituencies: Kenyatta 5, 829, 279; Odinga 4, 859, 698.

22:44: Official presidential results Samburu West Constituency: Kiyiapi 66; Karua 32; Dida 20; Mudavadi 56; Muite 9; Kenneth 72; Raila 17, 005; Uhuru 7, 060.

22:43 Official presidential results Matungulu Constituency: Kiyiapi 272; Karua 282; Dida 106; Mudavadi 378; Muite 97; Kenneth 289; Raila 34, 698; Uhuru 3, 996.

22:42: Official presidential results Kitui Rural Constituency: Kiyiapi 249; Karua 599; Dida 118; Mudavadi 470; Muite 121; Kenneth 211; Raila 23, 255; Uhuru 4, 187.

22:40: Official presidential results Kibwezi East Constituency: Kiyiapi 215; Karua 198; Dida 118; Mudavadi 362; Muite 74; Kenneth 198; Raila 30, 203; Uhuru 1, 869.

22:39: Official presidential results Suna East Constituency: Karua 22; Dida 49; Mudavadi 2390; Muite 16; Kenneth 60; Raila 28, 515; Uhuru 321.

22:32: Results in percentage: Kiyiapi 0.27%; Dida 0.43%; Mudavadi 3.24%; Muite 0.10%; Kenneth 0.54%; Odinga 42.15%; Kenyatta 51.28%

22:30 Official presidential results: Kiyiapi 30,261; Dida 48,764; Mudavadi 368,388; Muite 11,057; Kenneth 60,967; Odinga 4,788,067; Kenyatta 5,824,901

21:40: With results from 264 out 291 constituencies: Kenyatta 5, 824, 901; Odinga 4, 788, 067.

21:30: With results from 262 out 291 constituencies: Kenyatta 5, 737, 170; Odinga 4, 787, 643.

21:24: Official presidential results Ol Kalau Constituency: Karua 104; Dida 30; Mudavadi 88; Muite 22; Kenneth 119; Raila 811; Uhuru 44, 774.

21:19 Official presidential results Ndaragwa Constituency: Kiyiapi 96; Karua 72; Dida 31; Mudavadi 175; Muite 18; Kenneth 73; Raila 373; Uhuru 37, 530.

21:17: Official presidential results Othaya Constituency: Kiyiapi 50; Karua 86; Dida 119; Mudavadi 92; Muite 48; Kenneth 127; Raila 424; Uhuru 42, 957.

21:15 Official presidential results Mbeere South Constituency: Kiyiapi 243; Karua 223; Dida 127; Mudavadi 265; Muite 98; Kenneth 214; Raila 9, 632; Uhuru 32, 397.

21:13: Official presidential results Tharaka Constituency: Kiyiapi 988; Karua 250; Dida 80; Mudavadi 169; Muite 65; Kenneth 193; Raila 3, 395; Uhuru 37, 733.

20:20 Official presidential results Kangundo Constituency: Kiyiapi 210; Karua 187; Dida 91; Mudavadi 254; Muite 83; Kenneth 198; Raila 30, 749; Uhuru 1, 900.

20:18 Official presidential results Chuka/Igambang’ombe Constituency: Kiyiapi 176; Karua 167; Dida 101; Mudavadi 97; Muite 42; Kenneth 202; Raila 1, 876; Uhuru 47, 580.

20:16: Official presidential results Njoro Constituency: Kiyiapi 204; Karua 158; Dida 67; Mudavadi 295; Muite 56; Kenneth 170; Raila 5, 934; Uhuru 60, 404.

19:10: Official presidential results Samburu North Constituency: Kiyiapi 42; Karua 16; Dida 18; Mudavadi 20; Muite 6; Kenneth 34; Raila 8, 680; Uhuru 7, 034.

19:08: Official presidential results Marakwet West Constituency: Kiyiapi 81; Karua 88; Dida 41; Mudavadi 169; Muite 22; Kenneth 108; Raila 1, 487; Uhuru 30, 501.

19:07: Official presidential results Baringo South Constituency: Kiyiapi 108; Karua 55; Dida 34; Mudavadi 112; Muite 14; Kenneth 99; Raila 6, 479; Uhuru 16, 656.

19:06: Official presidential results Narok North Constituency: Kiyiapi 285; Karua 53; Dida 42; Mudavadi 223; Muite 31; Kenneth 309; Raila 34, 991; Uhuru 18, 080.

19:02: Official presidential results Manyatta Constituency: Kiyiapi 202; Karua 392; Dida 109; Mudavadi 157; Muite 48; Kenneth 480; Raila 3, 552; Uhuru 59, 846.

The following announcement has just appeared in The Nation, it seems to be written for tomorrows news, ie suggesting strongly that we won’t be getting a result tonight. Full story here

“The electoral commission has announced it will audit results of the presidential contest after errors and missed entries were discovered in the official tally.

The decision to audit the results is what delayed the pronouncement of the official presidential results on Friday. Results from each of the 290 constituencies are now to be audited and verified.”

19:02: Official presidential results Tungaren Constituency: Kiyiapi 304; Karua 322; Dida 171; Mudavadi 12, 731; Muite 123; Kenneth 230; Raila 28, 381; Uhuru 1, 398.

19:00: Official presidential results Webuye West Constituency: Kiyiapi 269; Karua 212; Dida 164; Mudavadi 14, 529; Muite 132; Kenneth 197; Raila 14, 819; Uhuru 1,288.

18:57: Official presidential results Ikolomani Constituency: Kiyiapi 119; Karua 95; Dida 65; Mudavadi 12,530; Muite 44; Kenneth 76; Raila 16, 740; Uhuru 359.

18:54: Official presidential results Kangema Constituency: Kiyiapi 57; Karua 94; Dida 34; Mudavadi 43; Muite 15; Kenneth 109; Raila 485; Uhuru 36; 235.

18:52: Official presidential results Kieni Constituency: Kiyiapi 224; Karua 235; Dida 58; Mudavadi 138; Muite 34; Kenneth 210; Raila 1,371; Uhuru 72, 412.

17: 25 With 239 constituencies tallied, Uhuru Kenyatta has 5,159, 344 and Raila Odinga 4,516,660. Some 10,339,978 votes cast

17:08 Kenyatta 5,159,344; Odinga 4,516,660 with 239 out of 291 constituencies reporting.

17: 05 The High Court has dismissed a civil society petition seeking to stop the tallying of votes in Kenya’s elections. (READ:Court throws out petition to stop vote tallying).

16.55 Just 28 more constituencies to count…..shouldn’t be long now!  -ed   (addendum…how wrong can you be!?  -ed)
With less than 100 constituencies  to be counted the prospect of a result later today is not impossible. The latest figures overnight show a closing gap between the two main contenders., but with this trend and no party with a clear,strong 50%+1 lead (at 7.00am) , we could be looking at a run-off at this stage. The last 85 constituencies’ results will be the telling votes….

16: 55 Number of constituencies yet to file returns: Nyanza 3, Nairobi 1, Eastern 2, Western 10, Rift Valley 12.

16:47 IEBC press briefing is over. More results are expected.

16:45 Errors can easily be rectified, he says. The results are credible.

16:43 Hassan: Party agents are free to approach the commission if they have oustanding issues.

16:41 IEBC working “round the clock” to finish today, says Hassan.

16: 40 IEBC chairman Hassan thanks Kenyans for their patience and understanding.

16: 37 “We are determined that the process will end today,” he says. There is need to balance between expeditious release of results and due diligence.

16:35 Oswago says IEBC will complete tallying of final results today.

16:32 The commission has nine teams in charge of Counties that work independently.

16:31 IEBC CEO James Oswago says he is not in prison or dead as was rumoured. “I am very tired though,” he says.

16: 30 BREAKING: HIGH COURT strikes out civil society petition to stop tallying of votes; says it has no power to hear the application.

16: 26 National Anthem- all three stanzas.

16: 20 IEBC commissioners take to the podium at Bomas of Kenya. This is after IEBC Communications manager Tabitha Mutemi announces-for what seems like the umpteenth time since Monday night- that the chairman and the CEO will be making the statement any time from now.

16: 15 Ahead of the statement by the chairman and the CEO, traffic to the auditorium-via the tedious security checks- has increased. Both coalitions represented and seats reserved for officials of the constitutional commissions and members of the diplomatic corps are half occupied. Not to mention the number of observers and journalists. The choir sings patriotic songs.

16: 13 Outstanding constituencies: Othaya, Kangema, Belgut, Konoin, Baringo North, Baringo South,Laikipia North, Molo, Njoro, Bahati.

16:10 Representatives of Cord and Jubilee at the Bomas of Kenya. Franklin Bett, Gideon Ndambuki, and Ayiecho Olweny (Cord). Johnson Sakaja, Najib Balala, Charity Ngilu, Kabando was Kabando and Ceciliy Mbarire (Jubilee). The Auditorium is packed with people waiting for IEBC’s briefing.

15:36 Kenyatta 5,115,704 against Odinga 4,513,223. 238/291 constituencies reporting. Rejected 98,110

15:35 Outstanding constituencies: Funyula, Ndhiwa, Suna East, Suna West, Navakholo, Ikolomani, Sabatia, Luanda.

15:30 Outstanding constituencies: Maara, Chuka/Igambang’ombe, Tharaka, Manyata, Mbeere South, Endebess, Marakwet East,Marakwet West,Tiaty, Ol Kalou, Ndaragwa,Kieni.

15:28 Outstanding constituencies: Tongaren, Teso North, Webuye West, Kitui West, Kitui Rural, Kangundo, Matungulu, Mwala, Kibwezi East, Kibwezi West, Teso South

15:25 IEBC chairman Isaack Hassan and CEO James Oswago set to make announcement at the Bomas of Kenya.

15:22 Kenyatta 5,046,165; Odinga 4,446,941. 235/291 constituencies. Rejected votes 97,076. Total votes cast 10,125,085

15:18 Official presidential results West Mugirango: Odinga 33,696, Kenyatta 14,241

15:17 Official presidential results Buuri Kenyatta 41,759, Odinga 4,018

15:15 Official presidential results Rangwe: Odinga 31,853, Kenyatta 66.

15:05 The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has admitted it irregularly issued a winner certificate for Mathare constituency to Steven Kariuki. (READ: IEBC admits issuing Mathare certificate to loser).

14:52 Kenyatta 5,004,406; Odinga 4,442,923 from 234 constituencies.

14:36 Mr Kenyatta hits five million mark. He has now polled 5,000,900 against Mr Odinga’s 4,425,997 from 233 constituencies.

14: 30 BREAKING: IEBC confirms it irregularly issued a winner certificate to ODM’s Stephen Kariuki in Mathare constituency; taking measures to correct anomaly.

14:22 Kenyatta 4,983,622 against Odinga 4,404,234 with 232 constituencies reporting.

14:20 Kenyatta 4,903,988 against Odinga 4,375,119 with 230 constituencies reporting.

14:16 Kenyatta 4,896,694; Odinga 4,364,106 from 229 constituencies.

14:10 Kenyatta 4,871,167; Odinga 4,355,166 with 228 out of 291 constituencies reporting.

14:05 Kenyatta 4,867,975; Odinga 4,343,835 with 227 out of 291 constituencies reporting.

13:45 IEBC officials put final touches at the dais where chairman Isaack Hassan is expected to declare the final presidential results at the Bomas of Kenya.

13:40 Official presidential results Turbo: Kenyatta 45,431, Odinga 23,201

13:30 Official presidential results North Horr: Odinga 16,926 Kenyatta 3,506.

13:28 Official presidential results Kesses: Kenyatta 34,203 Odinga 5,914

13:25 Official presidential results Saboti: Odinga 23,763, Kenyatta 17,278

13: 12 With 226 constituencies reporting: Kenyatta 4,867,683; Odinga 4,335,488. Rejected votes 94.020.

13:10 Kenyatta 4,849,194; Odinga 4,323,153. 225/291 constituencies have filed returns.

13:00 Amani coalition presidential candidate Musalia Mudavadi (right) addressed a press conference in Nairobi where he conceded defeat.

12:50 A three judge bench has been appointed to hear a petition seeking to stop the vote count. A ruling on whether the High Court has jurisdiction will be delivered at 3.30pm. (READ: Group files petition to stop Kenya vote count).

12:46 Kenyatta 4,849,194, Odinga 4,323,153. Rejected votes 93,770

12:45 Official presidential results Turkana South: Odinga 11,013, Kenyatta 7,294

12:43 Official presidential results Kapenguria: Kenyatta 25,527, Odinga 8,940

12:42 Official presidential results Loima: Odinga 11,331, Kenyatta 3,192

12:25 Nairobi Governor elect Evans Kidero: “I will deal with insecurity, poor infrastructure and the high unemployment rates,” he says.

12:00 Kenyatta 4,835,442, Odinga 4,316,005 from 223/291 constituencies. Rejected votes 93,646

11:58 BREAKING: Civil Society group files case in High Court seeking to stop tallying of presidential votes, argues process not credible.

11:50 Kenyatta 4,828,150 against Odinga’s 4,292,784

11:40 Kenyatta 4,798,228; Odinga 4,206,150 in 218 constituencies.

11:26 Mr Mudavadi has appealed to Kenyans to maintain peace as IEBC completes vote count in concession speech (READ: Mudavadi concedes defeat).

11: 25 Kenyatta 4,787,334 against Odinga’s 4,167,054 with 217 out of 291 constituencies reporting.

11:05 BREAKING: Mudavadi concedes defeat in presidential contest; says he is ready to work with winner and appeals for peace as IEBC completes tallying.

11:01 Mr Mudavadi says he has congratulated Jubilee and Cord for their good performance.

11:00 Mr Mudavadi appeals to IEBC to ensure that it does not precipitate dispute after final results.

10:58 He says every election has a winner and loser and Amani is not that winner. Kenyans have had their say.

10:57 Mr Mudavadi thanks supporters. “You did your best.”

10:56 Amani coalition holding a news conference at the alliance headquarters in Nairobi.

10:35 Official presidential results Jomvu: Kiyiapi 60, Karua 103, Dida 196 Mudavadi 572, Muite 18, Kenneth 285, Odinga 23,221, Kenyatta 7,332

10:30 Official presidential results Kisauni: Kiyiapi 106, Karua 175, Dida 395 Mudavadi 757, Muite 34, Kenneth 532, Odinga 39,096, Kenyatta 10,894

10:28 Official presidential results Mvita: Kiyiapi 63, Karua 107, Dida 4,177 Mudavadi 647, Muite 35, Kenneth 1,067, Odinga 34,992, Kenyatta 17,575

10:23 Official presidential results Mavoko: Kiyiapi 127, Karua 170, Dida 59, Mudavadi 606, Muite 54, Kenneth 547, Odinga 42,285, Kenyatta 15,109.

9:02 Kenyatta 4,769,769 against Odinga 4,132,062 with 216 out of 291 constituencies reporting. Votes cast 9,495,851. Rejected votes 90,658.

8:40 Kenyatta 4,719,270 against Odinga 4,107,204 with 214 out of 291 constituencies reporting.

8:25 Kenyatta 4,701,787, Odinga 4,037,327 with 213 constituencies reporting.

8:16 IEBC: It takes time to clear with Returning Officers once they arrive at the tallying centre. The figures have to be audited and all ballots and votes accounted for.

8:03 Some 208/291 constituencies have filed returns. Kenyatta 4,566,721; Odinga 4,022,632, Rejected votes 87,992.

07:50 Kenyatta 4,532,430, Odinga 4,018,800, Mudavadi 349,804, Kenneth 54,475, Dida 37, 602, Karua 31,798, Kiyiapi 29, 302, Muite 10, 241 with 207/291 constituencies. Rejected votes 87,513.

07:45 : With 206/291 constituencies reporting: Kenyatta 4, 503, 592; Odinga 4, 014, 169. Rejected votes 87,094

07:35 Kenyatta 4,498,896, Odinga 4,000,349, Mudavadi 349,148, Kenneth 54,227, Dida 37,531, Karua 31,691, Kiyiapi 29,122, Muite 10,201 with 205 out 291 constituencies reporting. Total votes cast 9,077,337. Rejected votes 87,030.

06:30: With votes from 196 constituencies counted, Uhuru Kenyatta has 4, 334, 917; Raila Odinga has 3, 895, 962; Musalia Mudavadi has 333, 321; Peter Kenneth 52, 443; Mohammed Dida has 36, 746; Martha Karua 30, 041; James ole Kiyiapi has 27, 777; Paul Muite has 9, 681. Total votes cast 8, 780, 743. Rejected votes 83, 803.

06.17: Official presidential results Butere Constituency: Kiyiapi 135; Karua 144; Dida 84; Mudavadi 4, 948; Muite 59; Kenneth 176; Raila 34, 912; Uhuru 524. Total votes cast 41, 433; Rejected votes 451; Valid votes 40, 982; Registered voters 49, 586

06.15: Official presidential results Central Imenti Constituency: Kiyiapi 138; Karua 238; Dida 88; Mudavadi 164; Muite 64; Kenneth 366; Raila 2, 697; Uhuru 41, 082. Total votes cast 45, 348; Rejected votes 510; Valid votes 44, 838; Registered voters 52, 071

06.13: Official presidential results Thika Town Constituency: Kiyiapi 92; Karua 231; Dida 109; Mudavadi 343; Muite 38; Kenneth 823; Raila 16, 389; Uhuru 71, 358. Total votes cast 90, 187; Rejected votes 764; Valid votes 89, 423; Registered voters 103, 467

06.12: Official presidential results Gichugu Constituency: Kiyiapi 185; Karua 1, 460; Dida 79; Mudavadi 111; Muite 38; Kenneth 137; Raila 829; Uhuru 57, 104. Total votes cast 60, 345; Rejected votes 402; Valid votes 59, 943; Registered voters 65, 505

06.10: Official presidential results Lari Constituency: Kiyiapi 37; Karua 83; Dida 24; Mudavadi 97; Muite 23; Kenneth 122; Raila 733; Uhuru 55, 232. Total votes cast 56, 666; Rejected votes 315; Valid votes 56, 351; Registered voters 99, 002

06.05: Official presidential results Mumias West Constituency: Kiyiapi 63; Karua 67; Dida 70; Mudavadi 3, 857; Muite 26; Kenneth 83; Raila 26, 521; Uhuru 692. Total votes cast 31, 699; Rejected votes 308; Valid votes 31, 391; Registered voters 37, 492

06.02: Official presidential results Lurambi Constituency: Kiyiapi 163; Karua 88; Dida 86; Mudavadi 15, 946; Muite 63; Kenneth 166; Raila 30, 876; Uhuru 2, 366. Total votes cast 50, 649; Rejected votes 890; Valid votes 49, 759; Registered voters 61, 478

06.00: Official presidential results Kabete Constituency: Kiyiapi 46; Karua 129; Dida 34; Mudavadi 123; Muite 51; Kenneth 351; Raila 2, 547; Uhuru 54, 233. Total votes cast 57, 827; Rejected votes 313; Valid votes 57, 514; Registered voters 62, 454

President Kenyatta declared winner.

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