Since its formation, the Orange Democratic Movement party has been enjoying massive support from Nyanza, Western and Coastal regions of the country. These three regions have been supporting ODM party leader and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga in his different presidential bids.
As we approach the 2022 general elections, things have started to change as new political parties such as the United Democratic Alliance party have started to make countrywide tours to gain more supporters.
The old ODM party backgrounds have started to embrace the newly formed political parties. For instance, there are some counties in the coastal region of the country where ODM party is going to find it difficult to win the gubernatorial seats. The include Kilifi county and Kwale county.
1. Kilifi County.
In Kilifi county, the race to succeed the outgoing governor Amason Jeffah Kingi has been taking the new shape. The race has attracted the likes of the former Labour CS Kazungu Kambi, Dan Kazungu, Gedion Mung'aro of ODM party and Aisha Jumwa of UDA party.
From the current political activities in Kilifi county, Aisha Jumwa is likely going to win the race because of her impressive development records and the influence of UDA party in the county which was one of the ODM party backgrounds.
2. Kwale County.
In Kwale county, the race to succeed the outgoing governor Salim Mvurya who is serving his last constitutional term has been gaining momentum. The has attracted the likes of Kwale county Deputy Governor Fatuma Mohamed Achani, Engineer Lung'azi, Chirau Ali Mwakwere, Sammy Ruwa, Hamadi Boga and Gereza Dena.
From the current political activities and alignments in Kwale county, Deputy Governor Fatuma Mohamed Achani of UDA party is likely going to win the race. The incumbent governor Salim Mvurya has already endorsed his deputy Fatuma Mohamed Achani.
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