Outspoken Budalang’i MP Ababu Namwamba of the Labour Party of Kenya is among the biggest casualties in Tuesday’s General Election.
The former ODM secretary-general was defeated by former MP Raphael Wanjala, who garnered 12,339 votes against 10,550 votes.
Mr Wanjala was vying on an ODM ticket.
Elsewhere, Teso North MP Arthur Odera, who was seeking re-election on Jubilee ticket, lost to Amani National Congress’ (ANC) Edward Kaunya. Mr Kaunya garnered 13,968 votes against Mr Odera’s 12,450.
In Teso South, there was delay in announcement of the winner in the parliamentary race pitting incumbent Mary Emaase (Jubilee) and Geoffrey Omuse (ODM).
“We had issues with transmission of results but we are in touch with the Returning Officer, who is now working under my instructions to address that.