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Women Prove Their Might in Latest Homabay County and Parliamentary Opinion Polls

Popular Opinion Poll conductors Mizani Africa have today, on Tuesday, released their latest opinion polls from Homabay County. The pollsters as usual have focused on the top three county seats, that is the Governor, Senator and Women Representative seats together with all the Parliamentary seats within the county. As per the polls, Women seems more favourites to beat not only men but popular male political giants in the region. The polls have indicated women dominance in the county seats together with parliamentary seats not by small but significant margins. As analysed below;

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In the Gubernatorial race, incumbent women Representative Gladys Wanga has been tipped by consecutive polls as the most favourite Homabay County Gubernatorial candidate. Wanga is vying on ODM party ticket and as per the recent polls has significant lead ahead of Evans Kidero who is seeking the seat as an independent candidate.

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Meanwhile in the parliamentary seat races, Homabay county has eight constituencies, three of which are set to be won by Women aspirants as per the recent opinion polls by Mizani Africa. Going by the polls, vocal Member of Parliament Millie Odhiambo is favourite to win the Suba North Parliamentary Seat, Lilian Gogo is favourite to win the Rangwe Parliamentary seat while Eve Obara is favourite to win the Kabondo Kasipul Parliamentary seat. All are ODM party ticket holders with over 45% lead in terms of popularity.

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There is also the Women Representative seat which will obviously be taken by a woman. The eight parliamentary seats plus the three county seats bring the total number of 11 top seats in Homabay County. In which, women are tipped as favourites to win 5 seats, that is the Women Representative seat, the Governor seat and the three Parliamentary Seats. That would be close to half of all the total elective seats. Homabay county could as well have a number of women elected to the county assembly. A balance that could set a good example to other male politically dominated counties.

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Gladys Wanga Homabay County Mizani Africa ODM Wanga


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