I'm Being Rigged Out- Anne Waiguru

The commission had begun its counting process shortly after it had closed voting across all polling centres in the country at 5 pm, with a few exceptions for polling stations which witnessed delays during the process.

I'm Being Rigged Out- Anne Waiguru
Kirinyaga Governor, Anne Mumbi Waiguru. /BUSINESS TODAY

All eyes now turn to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) which is tabulating their results, after Kenyans took to the ballot to cast their votes on Tuesday, August 9.

The commission had begun its counting process shortly after it had closed voting across all polling centres in the country at 5 pm, with a few exceptions for polling stations which witnessed delays during the process.

IEBC had opened its official portal for Kenyans to check results of the presidential elections as they stream in, with media houses also doing their own tallying of presidential results, and results of candidates vying for other positions being announced as they come in.

The commission, led by chairman Wafula Chebukati, will announce the final results at the Bomas of Kenya.

Keep refreshing this page as Viral Tea provides you with the latest updates as the election results tallying go on: 

11.36 pm: Suna East Member of Parliament Junet Mohamed has secured a third term in the National Assembly after retaining his seat. He was declared the winner by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) after garnering 26,516 votes.

10.32 pm: Richard Yegon of UDA beats Kanu Secretary-General Nick Salat to clinch the Bomet East MP seat with 35,431 votes; Salat got 13,425 votes.

10.15 pm: Millie Odhiambo retains Suba North parliamentary seat with 27,130 votes against her closest competitor James Akali who got 18,151 votes.

9.58 pm: Emurua Dikirr Member of Parliament Johana Ngeno has garnered 19,958 votes to retain his seat. David Keter and Shadrack Kiprono got 14,596 and 780 votes respectively.

7.41 pm: Vote tallying at Mathare Constituency in Nairobi County was suspended after one of its candidates raised allegations of rigging.

Elsewhere, tallying at Bobasi Constituency, Kisii county was suspended after chaos erupted at the centre. Read more

7.30 pm: The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) has exposed a number of malpractices committed by officials of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)as vote counting and tallying continue. Read more here

6.16 pm: Seven people died and seven others were critically injured on Wednesday, August 10 after a vehicle they were travelling in crashed while on the way to celebrate an election win. Read story here

5.56 pm: UDA's Anne Waiguru wants vote tallying in the Kirinyaga gubernatorial race stopped over claims of being rigged out.

"Rigging in broad daylight?? Two ballot boxes with governors' ballots enter Kianyaga through the back door in broad daylight! They MUST be removed and tallying MUST stop!" she stated.

5.23 pm: Socialite Faith Makau, alias Amber Ray, celebrates the victory of her ex-lover, Zaheer Jhanda, who is contesting for the Nyaribari Chache parliamentary seat on a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket. Read story here

4.44 pm: Twitter introduces a new feature to flag unofficial election results shared by supporters and teams of presidential candidates in the August 9 general elections. Have a look at the feature below:

Twitter's new fact check feature on 2022 general elections results. /FILE

"The Kenyan Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) might not have called the election results when it was tweeted," read the warning message in part, with a link taking users to the tallying process by the electoral body as well as how the results will be announced by the commission.

4.36 pm: Jubilee Party's National Director of Elections Kanini Kega concedes defeat in the Kieni parliamentary race; banks on Azimio la Umoja to win the elections.

"Opening a new chapter, when one door closes another one is opened. Heading to Bomas," he stated.

"My boss and my friend, H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta the Commander-in-Chief, it is just a matter of time that Mount Kenya will realise you meant well for them."

4.15 pm: Alfred Keter of Nandi Hills has lost his seat to UDA candidate Benard Kibor Kitur.

Keter garnered 18,037 votes against  Kitur’s 23,503. The total votes cast were 41,979. 

3.43 pm: Lawyer Nelson Havi has conceded defeat in the Westlands parliamentary race. He congratulated Tim Wanyonyi after losing to him.

"Well done Team Havi. We are the minority in the contest for Westlands. The majority chose Timothy Wanyonyi. They duly deserve him in their wisdom or lack of it. On our part, we are contented with the outcome. Congratulations to you my elder brother, Tim Wanyonyi. Serve well," he tweeted.

3.10 pm: Voter turnout stands at 65.4 per cent of total registered voters, translating to 14,164,561; Chebukati adds that the figure excludes those identified using manual voter register

2.53 pm: IEBC Chairman, Wafula Chebukati says Form 34A was erroneously uploaded from Rakwaro market, Rongo Constituency. Two incomplete Form 34Bs were also erroneously uploaded from Ainabkoi and Sabatia.

He affirms that the final presidential results will be announced as soon as tallying is done and adds that the media tally is far behind.

2.46 pm: Comedian Jasper Muthomi aka MC Jessy has conceded defeat in the South Imenti Parliamentary race. Read more here

2.00 pm: Elgeyo Marakwet and Kericho become the first counties to complete the submission of their Form 34As to IEBC.

1.51 pm: Ndaragwa MP and Jubilee Secretary General Jeremiah Kioni loses bid to defend seat to George Gachagua.

"Great Ndaragwa, Thank you for the opportunity to serve you, it has been an honour. I accept the results with honour and contentment.

Congratulations to the incoming MP Hon George Gachagua. My great appreciation to my family, staff, campaign team and Ndaragwa community," he stated.

1.36 pm: Outgoing Busia governor Sospeter Ojaamong loses bid to become Teso South Member of Parliament

"The elections are over, but our principles will endure for generations. To my family, friends, team, and campaigners thank you for the unwavering support during my reign and campaign period," he stated.

1.21 pm: 22-year-old environmentalist Anita Soina concedes defeat in a bid to become Kajiado North Member of Parliament. Read her story here

1.15 pm: DP William Ruto beats Raila Odinga in one of the streams at Old Kibra Primary School, where the former PM voted; UDA's candidate got 174 against Azimio's 158.

12.50 pm: Outgoing National Assembly Majority leader Amos Kimunya has lost his bid to defend his parliamentary seat. He was seeking a fourth term in office after serving the constituency for 15 years.

"Yesterday’s election was historic for Mt Kenya Region, including Kipipiri, and will hopefully offer a moment of reflection. The people made their decision, which was different from our expectations. In a democracy, the will of the people prevails, and therefore I and #TeamKimunya will respect their choices. We extend our congratulations to the winners.

"We wish to thank the people of Kipipiri for the opportunity of serving them for 15 years. It was a responsibility that my family, team and I carried out with honour and dedication, and through which we all learnt a lot, touched many lives, and made our humble contribution to making the world a better place. We thank all who supported us in this journey," he stated on Facebook.

12.35 pm: Azimio la Umoja running mate Martha Karua responds after Deputy President William Ruto beat Raila Odinga in her polling station, one of the major shocks of the August 9, 2022, general elections.

"It’s not done till it’s done.

"Will always go with my heart!" read the short remarks on Twitter.

12.16 pm: IEBC portal shows 44,551 of 46,229 Form 34As reported, representing 96.37 per cent

12.08 pm: Police in Kisauni, Mombasa County have arrested two Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials for sabotaging the ongoing vote tallying process that started after the August 9 general elections.

10.57 am: Langata Member of Parliament Nixon Korir concedes defeat in the race to be re-elected in the August 9 polls. He was vying under the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party.

He also congratulated ODM candidate Felix Odiwuor, popularly known as Jalang'o for being the projected winner. 

"I sincerely thank you for according me an opportunity to be your Member of Parliament for the last 5 years. Its been a great opportunity that gave me an avenue to contribute to our nation-building and service to the people," the former aide to Deputy President William Ruto stated. 

"My competitor Jalango has a lead and I want to congratulate him as he prepares to take the mantle and move Langata forward. Siasa si chuki (Politics is not about hate). God bless Langata," 

10.01 am: Education Cabinet Secretary, George Omore Magoha has announced that the reopening date for all schools has been changed to Monday, August 15, 2022.

8.50 am: Embakasi West MP George Theuri has conceded defeat in his efforts to seek a third term.

"In every competition, there must be a winner and a loser, that's why I George Theuri concede defeat and peaceful hand over the button to my brother so as for the next 5 years to serve Embakasi west. Congratulations Hon Mark Mureithi Mwenje," Theuri said.

"I want to take this early opportunity to sincerely thank the entire Embakasi west Constituency for giving me an opportunity to serve you for the past 10yrs."

8.27 am: IEBC uploads the first form 34B from Saboti Constituency in Trans Nzoia County

Raila Odinga leads with 24,215 votes, followed by William Ruto with 23,610 votes, George Wajackoyah with 169 votes and David Mwaure with 66 votes. In Ainabkoi Constituency; Ruto has 6,438 votes, Raila (717) Wajakoyah (15) and Mwaure (12).

8.23 am: Naomi Shaban, who was an MP serving four terms, tasted her first ever election loss in the Taita Taveta constituency race in 20 years.

"Good people, there is time for everything. Well done team Bwire.Thank you for giving me a chance to serve you for 20 years. My young brother Okano, I congratulate you," Shaban announced via a WhatsApp Group belonging to her supporters

7.56 am: Nairobi lawyer, Cliff Ombetta's message after conceding defeat in the August 9 polls

“Bonchari had a different vision from mine. Grateful for the run and the experience. Perhaps next time we may have the same view.

"Bonchari Enyia has and always will be in my heart. Those who believed in me, we will keep it alive.

"This will not be our end politically. Our vision was probably not the same with the ordinary Boncharian, therefore we must bring it back to them in a different dimension,” he said.

7.54 am: ODM politician Babu Owino thanks voters after provisional results indicate a win in the Embakasi East MP election. He is set to retain his seat at the National Assembly.

7.50 am: Mutomo Primary School, President Uhuru Kenyatta's polling station recorded the following results: Deputy President William Ruto garnered 983 (67.3 per cent) against Raila Odinga's 479 (32.8) per cent of the total valid votes cast (1,460).

7.37 am: Social media microblogging platform, Twitter, warns users against misleading information regarding the August 9 general elections.

"Officials and media reports say misleading information around the presidential elections, including doctored videos and false social media statements, is on the rise ahead of the August 9 vote," it stated.

7.33 am: Narok Senator Ledama Olekina announces that he has retained his seat, even before the official results are announced by the IEBC

"Thank you Narok County for your true love! THANK YOU VERY much for shaming people like Miguna Miguna, and Ahmednasir and re-electing me as your Senator! I Love you so much!!!" he tweeted.

7.30 am: Gatundu North MP Anne Wanjiku Kibe conceded defeat in the race to defend her seat. She thanked the Gatundu North residents for according her the opportunity to serve in the past five years. 

"I wish to take this opportunity to greatly thank the great people of Gatundu North the opportunity to serve them as their first female MP for the last 5 years. We may not have been able to do everything but no doubt we gave our very best to ensure the transformation of our great constituency. May God bless you and I will always remain,"

6.53 am: According to the IEBC portal, 42,438 out of 46,229 form 34As have been reported as tallying gets underway.

12.03 am: Agano party presidential candidate Mwaure Waihiga got 17 votes from his polling station, Upper Hill School in Nairobi. 3 streams. The results are; Raila: 910 Ruto: 345 Mwaure: 17 Wajackoyah: 19

Tuesday, August 9

11.57 pm: Namakhele Primary School, Kabuchai, Bungoma, Moses Wetangula's Polling Station, has announced its results as follows: Raila: 97 Ruto: 494 Mwaure: 3 Wajackoyah: 4. Total: 598

11.48 pm: Moses Kuria concedes defeat in the Kiambu gubernatorial race even before the official results are announced by the IEBC. He was vying against the incumbent James Nyoro, Kimani Wamtangi, William Kabogo and Patrick Wainaina.

"I enjoyed every minute of my 8 years in elective politics. Back to the private sector. Happily," he wrote on Facebook

11.27 pm: IEBC portal revealed that Roots Party presidential candidate, George Wajackoyah, received one vote at Indalagasia Primary School, his polling station.

Out of 285 votes, Raila Odinga led with 155, followed by William Ruto with 129

11.01 pm: IEBC portal revealed that 839 votes had been tallied at Mugumo Primary school where Azimio la Umoja running mate, Martha Karua cast her vote. Out of 3 polling stations, two had closed the vote counting process. DP Ruto led the votes with 618, followed by Raila with 214.