If general elections were held today this would have led the 2022 race with a gap of 29 per cent


In the the new opinion poll election done by Radio Africa Limited it indicates Deputy President William Ruto takes early lead.

DP Ruto leads the 2022 race with a gap of 29 per cent ahead of his closes opponent, ODM leader Raila Odinga.

The poll conducted between July 22 and 30 shows 43 per cent of those surveyed would vote for Ruto to be president if elections were held during that period.

This is, however, short of the 50 per cent plus one vote required to win the presidential contest in the first round.

However, 15 per cent of the 3,127 adults polled across the 47 counties said they are still undecided on who they would vote for.

Those who would vote for Raila were 15 per cent, with the third-most preferred candidates being Kanu chairman Gideon Moi and Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i at five per cent.

Additionally, when asked who they think will be president regardless of their choice of candidate, 49 per cent said Ruto, with 16 per cent saying Raila and five per cent each for Moi and Matiang’i.

The poll also shows Mudavadi shares the fourth position, with Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua with three per cent support.

Kalonzo takes the fifth position with two per cent alongside Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho. The sixth position goes to Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana, with one per cent support.

Other candidates would get the remaining one per cent of the votes.

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