Lucas Barasa is a Nation Media Group regional editor in-charge of Meru Bureau
Ruling party fails to dislodge two of its harshest critics – Joho and Kingi – who won with a landslide.
Jubilee however made inroads in the region that overwhelmingly voted for ODM in the 2013 polls.
Scores of passengers injured as militants attack Kipini-bound bus.
President asks Kenyans to cast their ballots and go home to wait for the results.