LIVE BLOG: August 9 General Elections Results

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

LIVE BLOG: August 9 General Elections Results
Raila Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto. /VIRALTEAKE

The release of the Tuesday, August 9, 2022, general elections results enters its second full day and there has already been twists and turns, with candidates mainly conceding defeat to their winning competitors.

The business end of it all is almost approaching, and Kenyans now wait with bated breaths for the results of women representatives, senators, governors and ultimately the presidential results.

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

Election results transmission path. /IEBC

Keep refreshing this page as Viral Tea provides you with the latest updates as the election results stream in: 

11.36 pm: IEBC portal shows 238 of 291 Form 34Bs uploaded onto the portal (81.79%)

11.11 pm: UDA's Njeri Maina elected as Kirinyaga women representative. 

10.53 pm: IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati announces that the Returning Officer for Embakasi East constituency in Nairobi has been reported missing while on duty.

10.47 pm: It will take a while to unravel what William Ruto and his team have done (In Mt Kenya)- Jeremiah Kioni

10.37 pm: Fatuma Achani of UDA wins the Kwale gubernatorial race after polling 59,674 votes to become the first female governor in the Coast region. Former Agriculture Principal Secretary Hamadi Boga of ODM came second with 53,972 votes.

10.12 pm: 'Fake' Azimio presidential election agent arrested in Runyenjes constituency tallying centre in Embu County. Watch video courtesy of the Nation:

10.04 pm: William Ruto would have been declared the winner much earlier- Jeremiah Kioni

9.46 pm: Nathif Jama beats Jubilee's Ali Korane to win Garissa gubernatorial race. 

8.45 pm: Kawira Mwangaza elected Meru Governor with 209,158 votes, followed by Mithika Linturi with 183,859. Kiraitu Murungi comes in third with 110,850 votes.

7.58 pm: Nairobi County Assembly Majority Leader Abdi Ibrahim Hassan Guyo of Jubilee wins Isiolo gubernatorial race after garnering 28,926 votes. Former Governor Godana Doyo got 26,270 votes.

7.53 pm: Willy Paul subtly mocks Bahati after he came third in the Mathare parliamentary race, congratulates elected Anthony Oluoch

7.35 pm: 6 out of 17 constituencies in Nairobi submit their Forms 34 A at Kasarani Stadium tallying centre.

7.18 pm: Simba Arati (ODM) has won the Kisii gubernatorial race after garnering 270, 928 votes. He was followed by Ezekiel Machogu of UDA who got 82, 104 votes. Manson Nyamweya polled 32, 537 votes.

7.12 pm: IEBC's verified results streaming in have UDA's William Ruto leading with 407,477 votes followed by Azimio la Umoja’s Raila Odinga who has 238,136 votes.

7.09 pm: Boni Khalwale declared Kakamega senator-elect with 247,860 votes.

6.57 pm: Mutahi Kahiga has successfully defended his seat. He will serve as Nyeri's Governor for a second term.

6.51 pm: Legislator Tim Wanyonyi of the ODM party retains his Westlands parliamentary seat after garnering 58,400 votes. Former Law Society of Kenya (LSK) President Nelson Havi, who had conceded two days earlier, got 19,500 votes.

6.00 pm: Tabitha Keroche Karanja declared Senator-elect Nakuru County with 442,864 votes.

6.27 pm: IEBC chair, Wafula Chebukati, has announced presidential results from 18 out of 291 constituencies.

5.31 pm: Verified Presidential Results: Mwingi North  - Kitui County

Raila Odinga -  31,665
William Ruto - 11,508
Waihiga Mwaure - 230
George Wajackoyah  - 424

Registered voters - 68,829
Valid votes cast - 43,815
Rejected votes - 282
Verified Presidential Results: Kipkelion East  - Kericho County

Raila Odinga -  3,303
William Ruto - 43,898
Waihiga Mwaure - 33
George Wajackoyah  - 43

Registered voters - 63,679
Valid votes cast - 47,227 
Rejected votes - 248

5.08 pm: UDA only garners 4 out of 17 Nairobi parliamentary seats. Azimio La Umoja has 12.

4.57 pm: Machakos gubernatorial candidate Nzioka Waita concedes defeat despite alleging irregularities in the electoral process.

"It is only fair to say there’s a winner and loser and we are not the winners. I want to take this opportunity to wish the winners the best," he addressed the media.

4.43 pm: Baringo Senator Gideon Moi has lost his seat to William Cheptumo of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA). The two-term Senator garnered 71,480 votes against Cheptumo’s 141,777.

4.37 pm: Abdikadir Haji, popularly known as Abdul Haji, retains the Garissa Senator seat. Haji is also the younger brother of DPP Noordin Haji and the son of former Senator Yusuf Haji who died in February last year. 

4.07 pm: Reuters denies that it was hacked after data indicated Raila Odinga had amassed 44 million votes, pointing out to an anomaly in their tallying. 

3.51 pm: Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru retains her seat, beating independent candidate, Purity Ngirici by over 8,000 votes. Waiguru got 113,088 votes against Ngirici's 105,677 votes.

3.44 pm: Mathare North Member of County Assembly (MCA)-elect, Eko Dydda, is reportedly missing.

3.10 pm: UDA's Susan Kihika elected Nakuru governor after beating incumbent Lee Kinyanjui of Jubilee. 

3.07 pm: DP William Ruto meets election observers at his Karen office who congratulated Kenya and its voters for conducting a peaceful election.

2.45 pm: Former MP Alice Ng'ang'a (UDA) recaptures Thika Town parliamentary seat, by beating Bishop David Gakuyo of Jubilee.

2.44 pm: Deputy President William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua challenge a petition seeking to block their swearing-in should they win the presidential vote.

2.42 pm: Tharaka Nithi governor Muthomi Njuki of the UDA party re-elected after he garnered 97,151 votes against 58,152 votes by his closest rival Erastus Njoka of Jubilee.

2.38 pm: Homa Bay gubernatorial candidate Evans Kidero will challenge Gladys Wanga’s win in Court. He claims that the win is illegitimate alleging that he won six out of eight constituencies. Wanga won in seven out of eight constituencies while Kidero won in one.

2.31 pm: Journalists have been kicked out of the Bomas of Kenya auditorium as IEBC officials led by Prof Abdi Guliye called for an urgent meeting with the agents.

Presidential agents from both UDA and Azimio clashed over claims of a suspicious gadget sneaked into the room allegedly by UDA agents. Azimio protested the presence of the unidentified device leading to the interruption of the verification process.

1.34 pm: Former head of Public service Francis Thuita Kimemia has been ousted as Governor of Nyandarua. The new governor is Dr Moses Kiarie (UDA)

1.26 pm: Joseph Kinyua: The date of the swearing-in of the president-elect will be declared a public holiday.

1.19 pm: Joseph Kinyua: Our mandate will be triggered once the electoral commission formally announces a president-elect. We will be making periodic briefings to the nation as the transition process kicks off. 

1.13 pm: UDA's Kipchumba Murkomen retains Elgeyo-Marakwet Senatorial seat.

12.50 pm: The Assumption of Office Committee headed by the Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua addresses the media at Harambee House.

12.37 pm: Ruth Odinga, the sister to Azimio leader Raila Odinga is the Woman Representative-elect for Kisumu County. Odinga, running on an ODM Party ticket, garnered 304,419 votes with her closest competitor Valentine Anyango of the Movement for Democracy and Growth Party managing only 80,117 votes.

12.07 pm: Gladys Boss Shollei of UDA successfully defends Uasin Gishu Woman Rep seat.

12.04 pm: Chebukati announces the next batch of verified presidential results per constituency as follows (winner in bold):

Roysambu Constituency Final Tallies

Presidential results
Total registered voters - 154,711
Total Valid votes - 90,989
Rejected votes - 1,077

William Ruto - 59,165 votes
Raila Odinga - 31,022 votes
George Wajakoyah - 398 votes
Waihiga Mwaure - 399 votes

Member of National Assembly results
Mwafrika Augustine Kamande (UDA) - 45,221 votes
Isaac Waihenya (Jubilee) - 40,140 votes

Gilgil Constituency in Nakuru County

Raila Odinga - 20,997 
William Ruto - 39,225
Waihiga Mwaure - 246
George Wajackoyah  - 275

Registered voters - 95,654 
Votes cast - 60,743 
Rejected votes - 609
Kaiti Constituency - Makueni County

Raila Odinga - 33,617 
William Ruto - 7,659
Waihiga Mwaure - 95
George Wajackoyah  - 272

Registered voters - 65,188
Votes cast - 41,643 
Rejected votes - 228
Aldai Constituency - Nandi County

Raila Odinga -  6,919
William Ruto - 51,402
Waihiga Mwaure - 60
George Wajackoyah  - 125

Registered voters - 78,005
Votes cast - 58,506 
Rejected votes - 279

Nandi Hills Constituency, Nandi County

Registered voters – 47,910

Valid votes cast – 41,864

Rejected ballots - 229

Raila – 3,471
Ruto – 38,308
Mwaure- 40
Wajackoyah - 45

Moiben Constituency, Uasin Gishu County

Registered voters – 77,877

Valid votes cast – 56,502

Rejected ballots - 345

Raila – 6,772
Ruto – 49,625
Mwaure- 54
Wajackoyah - 51

Ndia Constituency, Kirinyaga County

Registered voters - 69,743

Valid votes cast - 48,548

Rejected ballots - 346

Raila - 6,872
Ruto - 41,293
Mwaure- 151
Wajackoyah - 232

Gatundu South Constituency, Kiambu County

Registered voters - 79,860

Valid votes cast - 54,536

Rejected ballots - 475

Raila - 12,290
Ruto - 41,712
Mwaure- 223
Wajackoyah - 311

Yatta Constituency, Machakos County

Registered voters - 82,446

Valid votes cast - 49,062

Rejected ballots - 402

Raila - 38,225
Ruto - 10,391
Mwaure - 121
Wajackoyah - 325

Ndia Constituency, Kirinyaga County

Registered voters - 69,743

Valid votes cast - 48,548

Rejected ballots - 346

Raila - 6,872
Ruto - 41,293
Mwaure- 151
Wajackoyah - 232

11.55 am: Didmus Barasa has said that he had driven all the way from Nairobi to the Bungoma police station to surrender himself to the police, denying reports that he was spotted in Uganda.

He also noted that he survived an assassination attempt on Sunday, August 7 on the same night his private bodyguard was attacked.

11.40 am: Danson Mungatana of UDA wins the Tana River senate race after garnering 34,129 votes; Hassan Dukicha of Jubilee was second with 18,082 votes.

11.28 am: Raila Odinga's brother, Oburu Odinga, elected Siaya Senator with 285,595 votes; Independent candidate Okinda Julius gets 33,898 votes

11.15 am: Socialite Amber Ray's ex and Deputy President William Ruto's ally Zaheer Jhanda is the Member of Parliament elect for Nyaribari Chache Constituency in Kisii County.

10.46 am: Kimilili Member of Parliament (MP)-elect Didmus Barasa surrenders himself at the Bungoma police station.

10.39 am: Outgoing Senator James Orengo declared Siaya governor-elect.

10.01 am: A total of 192 of 291 (65.98%) Forms 34B reported to IEBC as of 10.01 am today.

9.59 am: Amos Mwago (Jubilee) wins the Starehe MP race by polling 50,700 votes; Simon Mbugua of UDA came in second with 35,000 votes.

9.03 am: Musician cum politician Kevin Bahati Kioko has lost the Mathare parliamentary race, a day after he expressed concerns regarding the vote tallying process in the constituency.

8.53 am: Governor Jackson Mandago wins the Senate seat after garnering 252,800 votes.

8.06 am: ODM's Beatrice Elachi wins Dagoretti North Parliamentary seat.

8.00 am: Political leaders from both the Azimio la Umoja and Kenya Kwanza factions staged a standoff at the Starehe constituency in Nairobi as they demanded the presidential and parliamentary results to be announced.

7.20 am: Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman, Wafula Chebukati, released a list of six verified forms 34B on Friday morning.

Kenya Kwanza's William Ruto won in three constituencies, including Webuye, Baringo Central and Oljorok. Azimio la Umoja's Raila Odinga won in three constituencies, including Lamu East, Kangundo and Kathiani constituencies.

6.40 am: ODM's George Aladwa successfully defends Makadara parliamentary seat in Nairobi.

6.27 am: Bomet County results

Hillary Barchok – Governor 
Linet Chepkorir – Woman Representative 
Hillary Sigei – Senator 

6.21 am: ODM's Gladys Wanga wins Homa Bay governor-elect after beating independent candidate Evans Kidero.

1.03 am: IEBC chair Wafula Chebukati warns presidential candidates against declaring themselves as winners

Friday, August 12

11.17 pm: The Jubilee Party has strongly accused Deputy President William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) of rigging in 33 constituencies in the Mt Kenya region.

10.45 pm: Nation Media Group (NMG) TV station, NTV, suddenly cut short an interview featuring digital strategist Dennis Itumbi who was moments away from revealing more details on claims that Deputy President William Ruto's aide, Davis Chirchir, was arrested at the Bomas of Kenya.

9.34 pm: ODM's Amina Mnyazi beats PAA's Willy Mtengo to win Malindi parliamentary seat. 

9.16 pm: UDA's Simon Kachapin beats Governor John Lonyangapuo to win the West Pokot gubernatorial seat. 

9.10 pm: Watch as supporters of the Azimio la Umoja coalition brought Nairobi Central Business District (CBD) to a standstill

8.25 pm: Mwangi Kiunjuri speaks after being elected Laikipia East MP, notes that he will accept any president, either Deputy President William Ruto or former Prime Minister Raila Odinga.

"Let us work together and wait for the presidential results. Whoever wins, we will support them. We need peace as a country because it is the most important thing. It is not about who is elected, it is about the people of Kenya," he remarked.

"For those elected in Laikipia County, we need to forget our differences. It was just a competition. I urge you, to let us build as a team because we have a county that is looking at us. I will work with all elected leaders."

8.21 pm: Kamukunji Member of Parliament Yusuf Hassan of the Jubilee party has been re-elected with 34,264 votes. Hassan Robow Mohammed of UDA came second with 22,644 votes ahead of Abdi- Hussein Daud of National Reconciliation Alliance with 974 votes and Boy Caroline Muthoni of Safina who had 810 votes.

6.47 pm: Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati's message after conceding defeat to his competitor Ken Lusaka (Ford-Kenya) in his bid to retain the seat for a second term. He was vying under DAP-K ticket:

“The people of Bungoma have spoken and we respect that decision. I want to congratulate Kenneth Lusaka on his election as the Governor of Bungoma County. I want to thank every citizen of Bungoma who thought and believed in my vision for Bungoma and all those who supported my campaigns for re-election and voted for me,” he wrote.

“To each one of you, I want you to know that every single vote, every single contribution, every word of advice and encouragement was and remains greatly appreciated. To the great people of Bungoma, thank you for your trust and confidence on the basis of which I have served as your second Governor for the last 5 years.”

He added: “I want to thank everyone who helped me achieve my mandate. My Cabinet and staff, you have been worthy dependable partners in this journey. I want to thank my wife Caroline. Words fail me. I know this loss is so much yours as it is mine.”

6.51 pm: John Kiarie re-elected Dagoretti South MP with 26,394 votes, Dennis Waweru gets 22,773 ahead of Brian Muchene with 13,786 votes. 

6.45 pm: Samburu West MP Naisula Lesuuda retains her seat after being declared the winner with 15,855 votes. 

6.35 pm: IEBC chairman, Wafula Chebukati reads out the first verified presidential results, at the constituency level

Webuye East Constituency (Bungoma County)

Registered voters - 48,950

Valid votes cast - 30,491

Rejected ballots - 384

Raila Odinga -13,720

William Ruto - 16,412

Waihiga Mwaure - 110

George Wajackoyah - 249

6.29 pm: IEBC portal shows 46,190 of 46,229 Form 34As uploaded, representing 99.92 per cent

6.19 pm: Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa, through his lawyer John Khaminwa, moves to court seeking anticipatory bail pending his arrest

6.10 pm: UDA's Kirinyaga gubernatorial candidate, Anne Waiguru, arrives at Gichugu tallying centre for re-tallying of votes. 

6.08 pm: Mohammed Ali (Moha Jicho Pevu) retains his seat in the Nyali constituency on a UDA ticket with 32,988 votes against his main rival Said Abdalla alias Saido of ODM with 18,642 votes.

6.07 pm: Deputy President William Ruto puts another dent in Raila Odinga and the Azimio la Umoja coalition after his United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party swept clean all the parliamentary seats in Kirinyaga County.

5.24 pm: The vote tally from Vihiga County reveals that Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, garnered 143,371 votes, while Deputy President William Ruto got 79,722 votes. Musalia Mudavadi, one of Kenya Kwanza's principals, delivered 35 per cent of Vihiga's total votes.

5.22 pm: Former Agriculture CS, Mwangi Kiunjuri, elected Laikipia East MP. 

5.04 pm: Felix Odiwuor alias Jalang'o of ODM wins Langata Parliamentary race with 38,948 votes; incumbent Nixon Korir (UDA) second with 36,836 votes.

4.56 pm: Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili alias Babu Owino has retained his seat defeating his close opponent Francis Mureithi. The constituency attracted five candidates from ODM, UDA and Independent candidates.

4.53 pm: Nakuru East MP David Gikaria (UDA) retains his seat after garnering 30,210 votes, former county assembly Joel Kairo (Jubilee) comes second with 25,965 votes.

4.24 pm: Raila Odinga wins in Vihiga County, home of Musalia Mudavadi, with 143,371 votes; William Ruto is second with 79,722.

3.32 pm: Musician Kevin Bahati has slammed the slow vote tallying by the IEBC of Mathare Parliamentary votes, urging the commission to provide a solution.

“Three days since voting happened. 21 ballot boxes tampered with. I have been waiting to be declared the winner and to be handed over the official certificate as the Mathare MP Elect.

"Dear IEBC. We need answers. Everything is at standstill at the St. Teresa's tallying centre and we can sense rigging plans.... tell us what's happening,” he stated.

3.12 pm: The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has given Kimilili Member of Parliament (MP) Didmus Barasa six hours to surrender to the nearest police station.

2.09 pm: Mishra Swarup lost his Kesses constituency seat to Ruto Kipletting (UDA) after getting 21,404 votes.

1.59 pm: Deputy President William Ruto's key ally, Kimani Ngunjiri has lost the Bahati parliamentary seat. The outspoken MP, who was vying on a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket, was beaten by Jubilee Party's Irene Njoki, an ex-aide of Transport Cabinet Secretary (CS) Macharia Kamau.

Njoki, a first-timer in the race, polled 34,308 votes and Ngunjiri got 26,809 votes.

1.50 pm: UDA's Mary Emase wins Teso South parliamentary race, after polling 18,059 votes, beating Busia governor Sospeter Ojaamong.

1.31 pm: Kirinyaga Woman rep Wangui Ngirici who vied for the gubernatorial seat as an independent candidate demands retallying of votes.

1.26 pm: Embakasi Central MP MejjaDonk Benjamin Gathiru of UDA retains his seat after garnering 48,277 votes against his closest competitor, Jubilee's Samuel Ng'ang'a who got 29,375 votes.

1.13 pm: UDA's Mary Emasebeats outgoing Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong to win Teso South parliamentary seat with 18,059 votes.

1.05 pm: IEBC chairman, Wafula Chebukati, has revealed that there was an intention to have media houses work together in transmitting presidential election results to members of the public. Click to read more

12.43 pm: The final announcement and declaration of the presidential results will be made by the IEBC national returning officer at the Bomas. There should be no panic about the differences in results between media houses- Wafula Chebukati

12.27 pm: IEBC has declined to award the election certificate of Kimilili Member of Parliament Didmus Barasa to his representatives. Read more here

12.02 pm: Gabriel Kagombe (UDA) clinches the Gatundu South parliamentary seat after garnering 17,825 votes. He will be President Uhuru Kenyatta's MP

11.47 am: Kenya Airways captain, Ruth Karauri, congratulates her husband, Sportpesa CEO Ronald Karauri, for his win in the Kasarani Constituency parliamentary race.

"Thank you to the people of Kasarani for trusting him. I can assure you he will deliver on his promises!" she tweeted.

11.40 am: Read: List Of Winners In 2022 National Assembly Race

11.31 am: EAC Election Observer Mission led by ex-Tanzania President, Jakaya Kikwete commends Tuesday, August 9 polls for being credible despite misinformation on social media; recommends better communication by IEBC.

The mission also commends the commission for involving young people in the management of electoral processes and in the successful use of technology

11.11 am: IEBC portal shows 46,142 of 46,229 Form 34As uploaded, representing 99.81 per cent

11.08 am: Aden Duale of UDA has retained the Garissa Township MP seat after polling 9,905 votes. Nasir Mohamed Dolal (ODM) is second with 5,972 and Abdulahi Mohamed (UPA) came in third with 5,529 votes.

10.26 am: Jubilee Member of Parliament Wanjiku wa Kibe deletes a statement in which she conceded defeat in the Gatundu South parliamentary election.

"Gatundu North Member of National Assembly is still currently ongoing. Sleepless nights," she stated.

10.17 am: Shakeel Shabir defends Kisumu East parliamentary seat as an independent after garnering 35,704 votes; Nicholas Oricho of ODM got 28,491 votes.

9.52 am: 46,122 of 46,229 Form 34As uploaded on IEBC portal, translating to 99.77 per cent

9.30 am: Former Woman Rep Priscilla Nyokabi (Jubilee) concedes defeat in Nyeri Senate race.

9.28 am: Otiende Amollo of ODM re-elected as Rarieda MP with 37,676 votes against Augustine Neto of UDM who got 23,266 votes.

9.09 am: Deputy President William Ruto's close ally and business partner, Patrick Osero clinches the Borabu parliamentary seat on an Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party ticket. 

9.00 am: IEBC declares ODM's Peter Orero as Kibra MP-elect with 33,008 votes. Mcdonald Mariga (UDA) came in second with 20,049 votes and Imran Okoth (Independent) is third with 18,901 votes.

8.28 am: "Thank you the great people of Kimilili Constituency for re-electing me overwhelmingly for another term. I love you to bits," Didmus Barasa tweeted.

8.07 am: Sportpesa Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ronald Karauri is the new Kasarani Member of Parliament (MP). He got 32,406 votes against United Democratic Alliance (UDA)'s John Kamau with 30,444 votes and Mercy Gakuya of President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee party with 24,790 votes. Read more

2.15 am: Kimilili Member of Parliament Didmus Barasa was re-elected after garnering 26,861 votes in the August 9 general elections, despite being on the run since the night of the polls. Read more

Election results transmission systems. /IEBC