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Kenya Elections 2022- Who is new president of Kenya 2022?

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Kenya Elections 2022- Who is new president of Kenya 2022?

Kenya conducted general elections on August 9, 2022. 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. According to the nation’s statutes, neither the current president, Uhuru Kenyatta, nor two-term county governors were qualified for a third term. 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.

All parliamentarians elected will sit in the 13th Parliament of Kenya.

Kenya Presidential candidates 2022

Only four candidates for president and their running partners from different parties received clearance. After it was discovered that Walter Mong’are’s degree was not from a recognized university as needed by law, his nomination to run for president was withdrawn. The candidates on the final list for president are;

  • David Waihiga Mwaure, leader of Agano Party
  • Raila Odinga, former Prime Minister of Kenya (2008–2013) and leader of Orange Democratic Movement, under Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance
  • William Ruto, current Deputy President of Kenya (2013–present) and leader of United Democratic Alliance
  • George Wajackoyah, leader of Roots Party of Kenya.

Who is new president of Kenya 2022?

The winner of presidential elections needs 50% + 1 of the valid votes cast and at least 25% votes in more than 24 counties

Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto (born 21 December 1966) is the new president of Kenya, 2022.

Kenya Elections 2022- Who is new president of Kenya 2022?

Below are the presidential results.

 
Candidate Running mate Party Votes %
William Ruto Rigathi Gachagua United Democratic Alliance 7,176,141 50.49
Raila Odinga Martha Karua Azimio La Umoja 6,942,930 48.85
George Wajackoyah Justina Wambui Roots Party of Kenya 61,969 0.44
David Waihiga Mwaure Ruth Mutua Agano Party 31,987 0.23
Total 100.00
Registered voters/turnout

14,213,027

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