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Reason Why Presidential Results Are Different Across The Media Houses

As 2022 general elections were conducted yesterday, Kenyans turned out to elect their new leaders as president uhuru Kenyatta tenure is coming to an end. As tallying of votes is still going on, Kenyans are concentrating on their favourite television stations and social media pages following the tallying as they are waiting for IEBC to announce the winner.

Most television stations are showing the presidential results showing the number of votes each candidate has garnered so far. Most people are wondering why tv stations and media houses are bringing different figures for each candidate leaving them so confused. Incase you have been confused this is how it gets to that.

IEBC uploads form 34A on their public portal where everyone is entitled to download them and do their mathematics to know who is winning. The faster a certain tv station or media house is downloading them the faster their numbers are projecting and the higher they shall be. The shortest way for normal citizen to save themselves from media pressure is only to wait for IEBC to upload form 34B(per constituency) which will be a total of 290 forms and you will easily know who the president is only by adding them up.

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