The worldwide news source reports that Raila Odinga, William Ruto's closest rival, is trailing in second place with only 51.25% of the vote.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), which tallied results from over 50% of constituencies, appears to have been cited by this media outlet.
With 51.25% of the vote, William Ruto gains the lead in Kenya's presidential election. Reads the post from Al Jazeera.
However, this claim that said Ruto was ahead of Raila generated conflicting responses from Kenyans on social media, as can be seen below.
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