ODM’s Samuel Ogada was second at 55, 327 votes in provisional results showing at 95 per cent vote coverage.

In Nyandarua, incumbent Governor Daniel Waithaka Mwangi was staring at an embarrassing defeat with the Jubilee party’s gubernatorial candidate Francis Kimemia leading the race with 220,903 votes which was 79 per cent of the votes cast as at 5.45pm when tallying was being finalised.

Mr Mwangi had managed just 12,855 votes at the time.

SENATE RACE

In the Senate race, the Jubilee candidate, former Planning Minister Mwangi Githiomi, was leading with more than 254,258 votes in provisional results, which was 90.52 per cent of the votes cast.

At Ol Joro Orok, outgoing MP John Waiganjo who was vying as an independent conceded defeat to Jubilee’s Michael Muchira who was poised to be declared the winner.

In Narok, Jubilee was leading in the race for three parliamentary seats of Narok South (Korei Lemein), Kilgoris (Gideon Konchella) and Narok East (Lemanken Aramat).

In Samburu, the party was poised to win one of the three parliamentary seats with Mr Alois Lentoimanga leading in the race for the Samburu North seat.

KANU

Kanu won the Samburu East and Samburu West parliamentary seats with Nominated Senator Naisula Lesuuda managing 14,561 votes against 13,971 votes polled by the incumbent MP Lati Lelelit.

The Samburu Women representative’s seat was retained by Kanu’s outspoken Maison Leshoomo.

Several polling stations were still tallying their votes by Wednesday evening.

However, a few MCA seats were won by independent candidates.

Reporting by Caroline Wafula, Waikwa Maina, Steve Njuguna, Francis Mureithi, Eric Matara, Joseph Openda, Reitz Mureithi, George Sayagie, Hilda Anyango, Macharia Mwangi, Magdalene Wanja, Peter Mburu, Sila Kiplagat, John Njoroge, Marion Wambui and Godfrey Oundoh

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