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A Twist in Siaya 2022 Gubernatorial Race as Hon. James Orengo Leads in Latest Opinion Poll

Siaya 2022 Gubernatorial race is two hose race between Hon. Nicholas Gumbo and Hon. James Orengo. In the previous polls, Hon. Nicholas Gumbo enjoyed popularity rank as the best candidate to unseat Governor Rasanga. However, the opinion poll released by Mizani Africa on 29th July 2022 indicates that Hon. James Orengo is the preferred candidate for the Siaya Gubernatorial seat. 

Hon. James Orengo leads his main competitor Hon. Nicholas Gumbo by 56.7%. Mizani Africa ranked Hon. Nicholas Gumbo as the second most popular candidate with 40.6%. The difference between Hon. James Orengo and Eng. Nicholas Gumbo is 16.1%. Therefore, with a few days remaining before the D-day of 2022 elections, Hon. James Orengo is likely to win the Siaya 2022 gubernatorial race. 

In an opinion poll by Mizani Africa on 17th May 2022, Nicholas Gumbo was the preferred gubernatorial candidate with 46.1%. Hon. James Orengo was the second with 44.7%. In this poll, the difference between the two competitors was 1.4%. 

From the last poll, the competition for the gubernatorial race has intensified. ODM brigade has been camping in Siaya County, including Azimio La Umoja One-Kenya flagbearer, Hon. Raila Amollo Odinga to support Hon. James Orengo. Hence, this may be the reason for the twist of voters' opinions in the gubernatorial race. 


Sources:

The Nairobi Review, https://pbs.twimg.com/card_img/1551947609002180610/Fd52iF2k?format=jpg&name=small

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