Kenya held general elections on August 9, 2022.
The 2022 Kenyan elections were conducted by the IEBC. (Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission).
Kenya’s county governors, National Assembly, Senate, and members of the 47 county legislatures were all chosen by the electorate.
Every five years, there are general elections in Kenya.
Since the 2010 constitution’s adoption, there have been three general elections and four presidential ones.
Since the multi-party system was put in place in 1992, the number of presidential candidates that won the general election in 2022 was the lowest.
The 13th Kenyan Parliament will include all elected lawmakers.
Kenya’s new president, William Ruto, defeated Raila Odinga in the election.
2022 Kenyan Elections Presidential Aspirants
- Raila Odinga and his running mate, Martha Karua – Azimio la Umoja – One Kenya Alliance.
- William Ruto and his running mate, Rigathi Gachagua – United Democratic Alliance – Kenya Kwanza Alliance.
- George Luchiri Wajackoyah and his running mate, Justina Wamae – Roots Party of Kenya.
- David Waihiga Mwaure and his running mate, Ruth Mutua – Agano Party.
2022 Kenya Presidential Elections Results
Below are the presidential elections results as announced on 15th August 2022 by Wafula Chebukati, Chairman of the IEBC Commission at Bomas of Kenya.
|1.||William Ruto||Rigathi Gachagua||United Democratic Alliance||7,176,141||50.49|
|2.||Raila Odinga||Martha Karua||Azimio La Umoja||6,942,930||48.85|
|3.||George Wajackoyah||Justina Wamae||Roots Party of Kenya||61,969||0.44|
|4.||David Waihiga||Ruth Mutua||Agano Party||31,987||0.23|
Download a copy of the official results from IEBC here.