Wisely Rotich Ahead Of Boinnet in Elgeyo Marakwet Gubernatorial Race – Poll


The latest opinion poll conducted by Mizani Africa shows that Wisely Rotich is the most popular gubernatorial candidate in Elgeyo Marakwet County.

According to the poll that sampled 1,063 locals, Rotich, currently, the Deputy Governor has a popularity of 55.2 percent, over twice as much as his closest competitor former Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet who polled 21.6 percent.

Former The Eldoret National Polytechnic Chief Principal Josephat Sawe was ranked a distant third with 17.5 percent popularity.

All the three aspirants will be facing off in the upcoming United Democratic Alliance (UDA) nominations.

In the Elgeyo Marakwet Senate race, Kichumba Murkomen has almost absolute popularity of 93.0 percent with the current governor polling a paltry 1.4 percent.

Murkomen will be defending his seat on a UDA ticket, while Tolgos is expected to vie on the Jubilee party ticket under the Azimio la Umoja Coalition.

Jane Chepkorir Chebaibai is ahead of other competitors in the Woman Representative seat race with 27.4 percent popularity, followed by Neddy Cheruto Kiptoo at 18.5 percent and Caroline Cheptoo Ng’elechei (16.0%).

For the parliamentary race, Kangogo Bowen and Mutwol Lawrence are the leading contenders in Marakwet West with the popularity of 30.0 percent and 26.7 percent respectively.

William Kisang has a popularity rate of 42.7 percent in the Marakwet West parliamentary seat race, followed by Timothy Toroitich who has 26.9 percent.

Adams Kipsanai is ahead of the current MP Dr. James Murgor in the Keiyo North race. Kipsanai has a popularity of 41.3 percent compared to Dr. Murgor’s 28.8 percent.

Current MP Daniel Rono trails former MP Jackson Kiptanui in the Keiyo South race. Kiptanui polled 38.9 percent while Daniel Rono has 28.0 percent.

Mizani releases the poll just days before the UDA nominations scheduled for Thursday, April 14, 2022.

Winners of the UDA nominations in Elgeyo Marakwet will have a higher chance of emerging victorious in the August 9 poll.

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