Poll: Maina Kageni comes third in Nairobi Women Rep race

According to polls released yesterday by Trends and Insights For Africa (TIFA Research), Maina Kageni has an uphill task of defeating the two main rivals for Nairobi Women Rep seat.

The Classic FM presenter announced his candidature sometimes in early June, his announcement came as a shock to many given that the position he is vying for is thought to be a preserve of women.

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Well, Maina was included in the opinion poll conducted by TIFA research to assess the popularity of candidates vying for Nairobi Women Rep seat.

Nasa’s Esther Passaris emerged first with a staggering 57% followed by Jubilee’s Rachel Shebesh with 25%. Maina came a distant third with 1%.

Meanwhile the poll also indicated that Evans Kidero and Mike Sonko were locked in a neck and neck race with the incumbent governor having a slight lead of 44% against Sonko’s 43%.

In the Nairobi senatorial race, Jubilee’s Johnson Sakaja leads with 39% against ODM’s Edwin Sifuna who had 28% approval.


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