Counties that will experience grueling gubernatorial contest in 2022

With only 363 days left to the next general elections any serious politician is already getting to the ground to seek the support of the electorate.Among the elective positions in Kenya is a governor's seat as stipulated for in the 2010 constitution.Kenya has a total of 47 counties w

Nakuru county

 

Nakuru county is among those counties which are expected have one of the hottest races in search for next county boss.The sitting governor Lee Kinyanjui will be seeking to defend his job while his main challenger Susan Kihika will be seeking to unseat him.Lee Kinyajui is allied to president Uhuru Kenyatta while Kihika is closely associated with Deputy President William Ruto

 

Bomet county

Bomet county is also expected to witness a spirited fight in forthcoming polls.Isaac Rutto who lost his job to the late Joyce Laboso will be seeking fresh mandate from the people especially after mending his relationship with the region's kingpin William Samoei Ruto.If William Ruto will say Isaac Rutto tosha then Hillary Barchok who is the sitting governor will have choice but leave office.The deputy president is still not clear on whom he will support but signs has it that Isaac is the man since he already has a good following on the ground than governor Barchok

 

Homabay county

Homabay county is not exempted from the late list as the governor's seat in that county will be a hot cake which has already attracted a number of aspirants.Among those who have shown interest are former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero, women representative Gladys Wanga and ODM chairman John Mbadi.Homabay being the home turf of Raila Odinga,,one needs ODM party to win such like a position.It's not yet clear whom Raila will endorse in clinching the Party ticket but sources close to the ODM reveals that Raila prefers Evans Kidero to succeed Awiti though Wanga and Mbadi are his close allies.

 

 

Nandi county

Nandi county is expected to experience a grueling contest in next year's general elections.The sitting governor Stephen Sang is likely to face the sitting senator Samson Charargei.Nandi county being the home turf of William Ruto,the one with Dp's blessings will carry the day, It's not yet clear on whom the deputy president will support but Sang seems to be a lonely man in Nandi county politics.

 

Transnzoia county

Engine Wamalwa and Chris Wamalwa will be seeking the mandate of the people to lead the after the exit of the sitting governor Khaemba.Chris Wamalwa who is current mp for Kiminini will use Ford Kenya as his vehicle while Eugine is likely to use his newly formed party after his New Ford Kenya merged in 2016 to form Jubilee party which is now in tartars

 

Though there's also Kakai Bisau who most probably will be candidate of the Hustler Nation in Transnzoia.

 

Uasin Gishu county

The seat expected to remain vacant as the sitting governor Mantago retires next year.The seat has attracted so many candidates but it's expected to be a two horse race between Zedekiah Bundotich allias Buzeki Jonathan Bii will fly Hustler's flag in the deputy president William Ruto's home ground.Buzeki ran in 2017 but lost to incumbent Jackson Mantago.Buzeki will still have a rough time since all the elected leaders in the county are against his ambitions


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