Azimio – One Kenya presidential candidate Raila Odinga is the most preferred candidate in Nairobi county, commanding 50 percent support from electorates, the Tifa survey reveals.
According to research conducted between May and June 2022, Tifa established that Raila’s popularity within the city increased by 9 percent, rising from 41 percent to 50 percent.
Deputy President William Ruto, who is Raila’s key opponent, on the other hand, enjoys 25 percent of city supporters. This follows a paltry drop of 1 percent, from the previous 26 percent.
The Roots party presidential candidate George Luchiri Wajackoyah commands 7 percent of Nairobi’s support.
The undecided voters dropped from 32 percent to 18 percent on the choice of the presidential candidate.
Sakaja beats Igathe in Tifa Polls
Tifa also indicated that Nairobi incumbent senator and Kenya Kwanza gubernatorial hopeful Johnson Sakaja would be floor the former Nairobi deputy governor and Azimio – One Kenya candidate Polycap Igathe in the city hall contest.
Embattled Senator Johnson Sakaja’s popularity shoot from 23 percent to 40 percent. Although Igathe’s support increased from 15 percent to 32, he still has a deficit of 8 percent to match Sakaja for the August election.
Other candidates in the race shared 9 percent popularity. The undecided lot dropped from 53 percent to 28 percent on the choice of city governor.
Sifuna leads senatorial race
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) secretary-general Edwin Sifuna would outshine United Democratic Alliance (UDA) candidate Bishop Margaret Wanjiru with 18 percent for Nairobi senatorial position.
Sifuna enjoys 27 percent support while Wanjiru commands only 9 percent.
However, Tifa also indicated that 64 percent of Nairobi remains undecided on their preferred candidate for the senatorial position.
Esther Passaris on the other hand would secure the women rep seat if elections were to be held today. Passaris bags 27 percent support of voters while UDA candidate Millicent Omanga banks on 6.5 percent of electorates’ support in the city