Raila leads race for presidency over Ruto in Mombasa – poll

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A composite image of Deputy President and UDA party leader William Ruto and Azimio la Umoja Movement leader Raila Odinga.

Azimio la Umoja flagbearer Raila Odinga is the most preferred presidential candidate in Mombasa, according to the latest opinion poll by Infotrak.

The survey conducted between 9-12 March showed the ODM leader maintaining the lead in the Coastal city that has backed his presidential bids in the last three contests.

The study said 52 per cent of registered voters in the county would pick Raila for the presidency.

Deputy President William Ruto of Kenya Kwanza Alliance got the support of 29 per cent of the respondents.

Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka came in third with just one per cent of the respondents saying they would vote for him.

ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi and his Safina counterpart Jimi Wanjigi scored 0.1 per cent.

The poll pointed out that the number of undecided voters was significantly high at 16 per cent.

Key issues of concern for the residents of the county were unemployment, high cost of living and access to clean water.


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