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Just in: Opinion Polls Shows Ruto's Popularity Rise by 12% as Raila's Reduces in Nairobi

Deputy President William Ruto and Raila Odinga have emerged as the most favorites to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta,in the August presidential elections.

The two leaders have massive support across the country,and have been campaigning vigorously across the country,as they seek for more support to strengthen their political bases ahead of August elections.

According to the most recent Radio Africa survey, the presidential election contest in Nairobi remains close, with Raila Odinga of the Azimio party leading with 50 percent support and William Ruto of the Democratic Party trailing with 41 percent.

In a poll conducted by Radio Africa last month, Raila had 52 percent support in Nairobi compared to Ruto's 29.1 percent. If Ruto is reducing the deficit in Nairobi, which appears to be the case, then the presidential election on August 9 will be quite tight.

In the latest poll, Professor George Wajackoyah's support has increased from 3.2% to 5%, a very high figure for a political novice. If elected president, Wajackoyah's Roots Party has promised to legalize bhang.

The Radio Africa group used CATI (Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing) on July 1 in 17 constituencies in Nairobi to conduct a poll with a sample size of 500.

The margin of error is between plus and minus 4.4%. Eighty-eight percent of respondents said they expected to vote in the August 9 elections, indicating a high level of interest.

The poll shows Deputy President William Ruto is gaining more support in the city, which is known to be Raila's stronghold.

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