Longest serving MPs in 13th Parliament

Dido Ali Raso is among the few lawmakers who have secured a third term in the 13th Parliament set to be inaugurated later this month.

The MP-elect for Saku constituency emerged victorious after garnering 7,192 votes out of 21,263 ballots cast in a crowded race that attracted seven contestants.

Adan Wario of the United Democratic Movement (UDM) was third with 3,273 votes while Independent Candidate, Halkano Diida Waqo, managed 2,674 votes.

The Constituency has 30,209 registered voters and recorded a turnout of 70.38 pc.

To celebrate his win, the elated MP who vied on a UDA ticket was dressed in a traditional attire signifying power.

In his acceptance speech, Col Raso thanked the electorate for bestowing him another chance to serve them, as their Member of Parliament and vowed not to let them down.

Alice Wahome and Millicent Odhiambo

In Murang’a, an ardent supporter of UDA Alice Wahome has 22,929 votes, followed by Chege Njuguna (IND) with 12,313 votes, while outgoing Murang’a Deputy Governor Maina Kamau (IND) got 2,276 votes.

Outspoken legislator Millie Odhiambo will be serving a third term after she won the Suba North with 27,130 votes against Federal Party’s James Akali who garnered 18,151 votes.

She was first nominated by the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) in 2007.

James Opiyo Wandayi

The political star for Ugunja MP James Opiyo Wandayi continues to shine. The influential MP won the parliamentary seat in Siaya county after garnering 32359 votes beating his opponent Fredrick Oyugi (UDM) who finished second with 5106 and Francis Odawa (Movement for Democracy and growth) third with 3691 votes.

Opiyo easily won the seat in 2013 before winning a second term in 2017.

 

 

  

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