Election petition losers win by-elections
18 October 2013, 09:19
Nairobi - Two MPs and one governor who had lost their seats in election petitions filed in Kibwezi, Matungulu and Siaya emerged winners in Thursday’s by-elections.
Patrick Musimba (an independent candidate), won the Kibwezi parliamentary by-election after garnering 17,103 against Kalembe Ndile’s (Cord candidate) 16,928 votes. In Matungulu constituency, victory went to Stephen Mule (Wiper candidate) who garnered 11,639 against Thomas Malinda’s 8,951 votes.
In Siaya’s gubernatorial contest, Cornel Rasanga (ODM candidate) claimed an early lead by garnering 107,737 votes against William Oduol’s 64, 106 votes, according to Daily Nation.
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