Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua was preferred for Ruto by 24.9 per cent of respondents.
Gachagua is a politician and businessman who was a former PA to President Uhuru Kenyatta before shifting his allegiance to Deputy President Ruto.
The second-best potential running mate for Ruto was Martha Karua, picked by 16.4 per cent .Also Martha Karua is from the rich vote mountain region thus gaining more votes .
Musalia Mudavadi was third with 10.3 percent . The former vice president enjoys a big support from western region thus gaining more votes . He is followed closely with Kalonzo Muzyoka with 7.2 percent .
The deputy president William Ruto needs to win more then 80 percent votes from the mountain region thus needs to pick his running mate from the region.
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