DP Ruto, who had over 50 percent in the last one hour now has 49.53 percent, with Raila now leading at 49.81 percent as at 10:33 PM today.
According to new pdi
On Wednesday, Kenyans awaited the results of the country's generally peaceful presidential election, with preliminary results indicating a tight race and low turnout indicating a rising dissatisfaction with the political class.
Deputy President William Ruto and Raila Odinga, the veteran opposition leader now endorsed by the ruling party, have pledged to keep peace following Tuesday's election, but many Kenyans still recall election-related violence from the past.
With pressure mounting on the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), which must announce the results by August 16, staff counted votes under the watchful eyes of observers throughout the process.
Wafula Chebukati, head of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, advised Kenyans to be patient in order to avoid the claims of vote manipulation that have plagued previous elections.
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