ODM’s Steve Mbogo is headed for a major victory in the Starehe parliamentary seat.
According to a new opinion poll released by a local media house, Mbogo would emerge victorious in the August 8 polls with 63% followed by Jubilee candidate Charles Njagua Kanyi who will garner 24% and then activist Boniface Mwangi of Ukweli Party comes a distant third with 13%.
The survey done in Starehe between 29 May- 5 June 2017 also shows that Mbogo will receive 79% of female votes in Starehe and 58% of male votes while his closest challenger, musician Jaguar would get 11% of female votes and 28% of male votes. Mwangi comes third with 10% of female votes and 145 of male.
In terms popularity the ODM candidate comes first with 70%, followed by Jubilee candidate with 25% and Mwangi third with 5%.
The poll further shows that the city businessman enjoys majority in media coverage with 61% followed by Jaguar with 28% and Mwangi at 11%.
Ata least 2,500 respondents were sampled in the survey commissioned by a local media house.