55 Presidential Candidates, 244 Gubernatorial Aspirants

By Juma / Published May 19, 2022 | 9:55 am



Kenya Presidential Elections

KEY TAKEAWAYS


244 gubernatorial aspirants will be contesting this year. Of the 244, a total of 167 are with political parties while 77 of them will be running as independent candidates. The headache now lines with the ballot papers.


The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has confirmed that Kenyans will have to choose a president among 55 candidates. Of the 55, a total of 14 are with political parties, one from a coalition, and 40 are independent candidates.

At the same time, the IEBC has confirmed that 244 gubernatorial aspirants will be contesting this year. Of the 244, a total of 167 are with political parties while 77 of them will be running as independent candidates. The headache now lines with the ballot papers.

IEBC

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Some of the candidates include:

Some of the candidates planning to run for the presidency as independent candidates include;

  1. Kinyanjui Edward Njenga
  2. Raila Odinga
  3. William Ruto
  4. Otieno Duncan Oduor
  5. Irungu James Kamau
  6. Jeremiah Nixon Kukubo
  7. Aoko Benard Ongir
  8. Munga David Chome
  9. Kariara Eliud Muthiora
  10. Ouma Pigbin Odimwengu
  11. Wanyanga Geoffrey Ndungu
  12. Awuonda Brian Oluoch
  13. Kihuha Esther Waringa
  14. Ngigi Faith Wairimu
  15. Kingori Patrick Kariuki
  16. Nyaga Jeremiah John Mwaniki
  17. Ng’ang’a Gibson Ngaruiya
  18. Katoni Benjamin Kevin Ndambuki
  19. Odhiambo Kevin Onyango
  20. Lichete Reuben Kigame
  21. Kanya Joe Stanley Kamau.B
  22. Githii David Muhia
  23. Kathae Peter Ndonga
  24. Mbugua Benson Mwaura
  25. Mwarania Paul Muriungi
  26. Nyagoko Jacob Oanda
  27. Wanjigi Harrison Njoroge
  28. Nzano Jared Chula
  29. Ngechu Moses Gichuki
  30. Gichira Ptah Solomuzi
  31. Nyangori Dorothy Kemunto
  32. Ng’ani Victor Obote
  33. Mukenda Jeremiah Simiyu
  34. Kamau George Munyottah
  35. Masira Erastus Nyamera
  36. Oganga Stephen Owoko
  37. Obunga Bernard Neto
  38. Kiprono Felix
  39. Nzamalu Samuel Mwangangi
  40. Mbugua Zablon Karanja
  41. Koue Grita Muthoni
  42. Kagumba Samuel Kiambati
  43. Ojijo Ogillo Mark Pascal
  44. Waweru Joseph Mbugua
  45. Munyeki June Juliet
  46. Begum Nazlin

Related Content: 3 Months Remaining; Are We Ready For This Election?

But as the election nears, Civil Societies under the Angaza Movement umbrella, as well as other stakeholders have been asking the questions as to whether the country is ready to hold a credible general election. According to the civil societies, the IEBC has not shown the commitment to being ready for these elections.




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