If elections were held today, NASA’s Raila Odinga would beat Uhuru Kenyatta in first round.
According to the opinion polls conducted by Infotrak, NASA leader Raila Odinga got a 56 per cent rating and Jubilee Party leader Uhuru Kenyatta 40 per cent.
Uhuru was followed by Mohammed Abduba Dida (Tunza coalition), Joe Nyaga rated at 0.5 per cent, Michael Wainaina and Ekuro Aukot at 0.1 per cent.
It was reported in February that Jubilee and the opposition shared new voters almost equally in the just-ended voter registration.
Data was collected through face to face interviews from July 15 to 22. The research involved 15,000 respondents and had a 95 per cent degree of confidence.
Evans Kidero and Mike Sonko have tied at 45 per cent support in the city governor race, an Infotrak poll has found, just 10 days to the general election.
Incumbent Nairobi Governor Kidero is an ODM candidate while Senator Mike Sonko is in Jubilee party.
Independent candidate Peter Kenneth came third at 3.3 per cent and was followed by Miguna Miguna at two per cent.
In the senator race, half of the Nairobi population will vote for Johnson Sakaja, who was found to have 50 per cent support and the other half will go to lawyer Edwin Sifuna of ODM.
For the woman representative, the poll found Esther Passaris of the orange party will get 61 per cent votes and will be followed by incumbent Rachel Shebesh at 28 per cent.
Shebesh was followed by Rosemary Wairimu at 0.5 per cent and then came Theuri Khadija and Winnie Wainaina at 0.3 per cent.
Rahab Ndabuki and Omolo Teresia followed at 0.2 per cent and then came Nadya Khan at 0.1 per cent.
In the popularity of coalitions, Infotrak reported that the National Super Alliance has 54 per cent support while President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee Party has 38 per cent.
Source: The Star