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Nyeri 2022 Senatorial Race: Here Are the Results of Newly Released Opinion Poll.

Nyeri County is preparing itself for a bruising contest in the Senatorial sear that has attracted well-known aspirants in the county who are keen to succeed Senator Ephraim Maina who has shifted his focus for the governorship seat.

In 2017 general elections Ephraim Maina overwhelmingly defeated current Cabinet Secretary of Health Hon Mutai Kagwe to clinch the seat. Come August this year, the seat is being sought by Wahome Wamatinga of DP Ruto's UDA Party, Kabando Kabando of Martha Karua's Narc Kenya and former Nyeri County Women Representative Hon Priscilla Nyokabi who is vying on Jubilee Party.

An opinion poll however conducted by Radio Africa group and released by The Star news media has revealed that UDA's candidate for the Seat Hon Wahome Wamatinga is likely to be elected to office come August. The outspoken aspirant garnered 38.3 per cent.

Wamatinga was followed by former Women Rep Priscilla Nyokabi who got 23.4 per cent to emerge second. Former Mukurweini Constituency Member of Parliament Hon Kabando wa Kabando of Narc Kenya emerged third with 18.5 per cent.

15.3 per cent of the respondents remained undecided on whom to elect come August while 3.9% stated that they wont vote in August.

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Ephraim Maina Nyeri Nyeri County Priscilla Wahome Wamatinga


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