Kenya’s next general election is scheduled to take place on 9 August 2022. People will vote to elect the president, members of parliament, governors, and members of local assemblies. Here’s a look at the top 5 candidates for the upcoming election.
Kenya 2022 Elections: List of the top 5 candidates
William Ruto is the current Deputy President of Kenya. He will run for the presidency in the upcoming election. He will be contesting the election under the banner of Kenya Kwanza. He is extremely popular in Kenya. Experts claim that he may win the upcoming election.
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Raila Odinga served as the Prime Minister of Kenya from 2008 to 2013. He will run for the presidency in the upcoming election under the banner of the Azimio la Umoja coalition. Odinga is also popular in Kenya.
David Mwaure is the presidential candidate in the August general election. He is the leader of the Agano Party. He has more than 35 years of experience in Law. He also holds a degree in leadership from the International Leadership University.
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George Wajackoyah is the presidential candidate in the upcoming general election. He is the leader of the Roots Party of Kenya. His dressing style and media appearances make him the alternate candidate who might be worth watching in Kenya’s 2022 elections.
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Martha Karua is the deputy presidential candidate in the August polls. She may become the first woman to occupy the office of deputy president in Kenya. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She will be contesting the election under the banner of the Azimio la Umoja coalition.
These are the top 5 candidates to watch ahead of Kenya’s 2022 Elections. Kenya’s past elections have seen high levels of inter-communal violence. There is also a risk of inter-communal violence in the upcoming elections. What do you think about the upcoming election? Share your answer in the comment section below.