ODM 18th April 2017 party primaries results of winners and losers:The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) nominations went down in Nyamira County, Taita Taveta County and Kajiado County. The Most hotly contested seat in the primaries was Governor position in Nyamira county which had Dr. James Gesami and the incumbent Governor John Nyagarama.
Nyamira County has 4 constituencies ( Borabu Constituency,Kitutu Masaba Constituency,North Mugirango Constituency, and West Mugirango Constituency) and is perceived to be an ODM stronghold according to the 2013 presidential elections results where Raila Odinga received votes overwhelmingly.
The exercise of ODM nominations in Nyamira county begun a little late in what the party claims to be attributed to technical hitches. Some polling stations attracted some commotions from voters who agitated because of being asked to use ODM cards for voting instead of their IDs cards only.
In some poling stations, names of voters were missing in the ODM membership resister and they had to resort to using the independent electoral boundaries commission (IEBC) voters register. We will update the winners and losers once the process is done.
Nyamira County ODM nomination result of Gubernatorial potion
As earlier indicated this position had two contestants Dr. James Gesami and the incumbent Governor John Nyagarama.
Results of ODM primaries in Governor position in Nyamira County
- Governor John Nyagarama: 17487 votes
- Dr. James Gesami: 12126 votes
- Kumenda: 936 votes
Nyagarama declared winner.
Senator ODM candidate
- Erick Omogeni-unopposed
Women Rep ODM candidate
- Alice Chae-Unopposed
North Mugirango constituency ODM candidate
- Charles Geni-Unopposed
Kitutu masaba constituency ODM candidate
- Timothy Bosire-Unopposed
West Mugirango ODM nomination Aspirants (winner to be updated)
- Peter Nyagonchonga Omboga
- Julius Kimwomi Matere
- Dennis Anyoka Moturi
- Polycarp Barake Orero
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