Mount Kenya Region has been an area of interest to presidential candidates owing to his high number of votes.
Deputy President William Ruto and the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who have been considered as the 2022 presidential front runners among others have been subjected to an opinion poll by Radio Africa.
The poll that was conducted across 8 counties of Mt Kenya Region (Embu, Kiambu, Kirinyaga, Nyeri, Laikipia, Nyandarua, Murang’a and Nakuru) via phone call, and engaged 1,000 residents showed that Ruto would be elected as president with 57.1 per cent if the election was conducted today, with Raila coming second with only 11 per cent.
According to the opinion poll, Raila had the strongest support in Kirinyaga County where 19.2 per cent of those who took part stated that they would vote for him.
This poll comes few days after Raila met the Mount Kenya Foundation Group that has been reported to have influence on who the region supports.
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