In an announcement made at the Bomas of Kenya National Tallying Centre, Wafaula Chebukati, the Chairman of The Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC), has formally declared Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of the Kenya’s re-run presidential election held on October 26th, 2017.
KENYATTA 7,483,895 VOTES
Uhuru Kenyatta won 7,483,895 votes, 98.27 percent of the votes cast in an election in which opposition leader Raila Odinga called a boycott of the poll by his supporters, in which many tens of thousands of registered electors were prevented from casting their vote and many IEBC were attacked or intimidated and forced to abandon their work in administering the election.
OFFICIAL RESULT – KENYA, PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 26 OCTOBER, 2017
Registered voters – 19,611,423
Valid votes cast – 7,616,217
Percentage of valid votes cast against registered voters – 38.84%
VOTES CAST PER CANDIDATE:
Uhuru Kenyatta –7,483,895 votes (98.26%)
Raila Odinga – 73,228 votes (0.96%)
Joseph William Nthiga Nyagah –5,554 votes (0.07%)
John Ekuru Longoggy Aukot –21,333 votes (o.28%)
Mohamed Abduba Dida – 14,107 votes (0.19%)
Japheth Kavinga Kaluyu – 8,261 votes (o.11%)
Shakhalaga Khwa Jirongo –3,832 votes (o.05%)
Michael Wainaina Mwaura – 6,007 votes (o.08%)