Jubilee gubernatorial candidates in Nakuru, Nyandarua and Narok have taken an early lead against their opponents as shown by provisional results of the just concluded election still trickling in.
As at 3am on Wednesday, Lee Kinyanjui, Francis Kimemia, and Samuel Tunai were leading their opponents by a wide margin.
In Nyandarua, the former Secretary to the Cabinet and former Head of Civil Service had secured 115,459 votes, representing 81.21 per cent of the valid votes by 3 am. The results were obtained from the official IEBC results page.
Dr Moses Badilisha, an independent candidate was trailing him with 14, 117 votes, while Mr Francis Muchina had polled 6,322 and the incumbent-Governor Daniel Waithaka Mwangi 6,273 votes by 3am.
In Nakuru, Mr Kinyanjui was leading at 250,702 votes representing 86.03 per cent of the 290,729 valid votes cast as at the updated results at 3 am.
The opposition had clearly been dealt a blow with its candidate- Chama Cha Mashinani’s Dr Peter Koros polling 22,619 votes, just 7.78 per cent of the valid votes at the time.
Independent candidates John Mututho, Senator James Mungai, Isahiai Gichanga and Kanu’s Nominated Senator Paul Njoroge had all polled under 5 per cent of the valid votes at the time.