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James Orengo is now the New Governor Elect for Siaya County

Siaya County is one of Nyanza regions that is located at southwest of Kenya and it boarders Busia County. It is believed Siaya county is one of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) strongholds. Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) is a well known party across the country that is lead by the Raila Amollo Odinga who is the a presidential candidate for this August General Elections.

Today, 12th August, 2022 Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) at the constituencies tallying center in Siaya County announced James Orengo as the new Governor elect for Siaya County. James Orengo has been serving as the Siaya Senator for the last 10 years.

The new Governor garnered 220,349 votes followed by Nicholas Gumbo of United Democratic Movement (UDM). Mr Nicholas had 147,558 votes.

Mr Orengo thanked his supports for the huge support. On his Twitter account, "The people of Siaya have spoken ; they have delivered to us a clear and convincing victory. I'm humbled with the trust and confidence they have put in me. I pledge to be governor who will restore the soul of Siaya and make it GREAT, PROSPEROUS and respect. " Mr Orengo stated.

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IEBC James Orengo Nicholas Gumbo Siaya County United Democratic Movement


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