The current deputy president, William Ruto, is presently in the lead with 51.8 percent of the vote, followed by the former prime minister, Raila Odinga, with 48.14 percent, according to the most recent preliminary results from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission online.In the fiercely contested presidential race, former prime minister Raila Odinga came in second with 6,578,011 votes, followed by the incumbent deputy president, William Ruto, with 6,902,417 votes. Kenyans are urged to hold on to their hopes until the official results are published because the distance keeps fluctuating over time and the margin could alter at any minute.The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission's chairman, Wafula Chebukati, has cautioned Kenyans not to trust any final results unless they come from from the commission. Wafula Chebukati claims that as soon as the 34A and 34B forms have been verified and totaled, the commission would release the official presidential results.
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