August 9

Kenya Kwanza trailing Azimio in Nairobi -TIFA

Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 13:35 | By
Deputy President William Ruto PHOTO/File
Deputy President William Ruto PHOTO/PD/Library

The latest research by Trends and Insights Africa (TIFA) shows that the Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya coalition currently enjoys the most support in Nairobi with a support base of 46 per cent.

The report released on Tuesday, June 21, shows that the Deputy President William Ruto's outfit is trailing Azimio with a popularity of 24 per cent.

The poll which was conducted on Monday, June 20 also indicated that Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) was the most preferred political party in Nairobi.

Deputy President William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) came second with 22 per cent, followed by George Wajackoyah's roots party which tied with President Kenyatta's Jubilee party at 4 per cent.

Kalonzo Musyoka's wiper party emerged fifth with 3 per cent while others had 1 per cent.

The survey also shows that Raila is the most preferred presidential candidate with 50 per cent while his main challenger came second at 25 per cent.

Wajackoyah, who has promised to legalise bhang if elected, is touted as the third horse in the polls slated for August 9.

The poll also shows that Johnson Sakaja is the most preferred governor candidate with 40 per cent, followed by Polycarp Igathe who had 32 per cent and others with 9 per cent.

According to TIFA, the data was sampled from 632 registered voters across al the 17 constituencies in Nairobi.

The voters were interviewed through telephonic interviews. The survey's margin of error was plus or minus 3.8 per cent.

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