IPSOS Poll Results: Raila Odinga Is The Preferred Presidential Candidate To The State House Race

IPSOS Poll Results: Raila Odinga Is The Preferred Presidential Candidate To The State House Race

  • A survey conducted by IPSOS established that Raila Odinga has national support of 47%
  • Deputy President William Ruto was ranked second with 41% popularity
  • Raila Odinga stands out as the candidate who brings the legacy and better governance, while DP Ruto presents hope for a future

A new poll shows that Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition presidential candidate Raila Odinga is the most preferred in the State House race, with only six days to the elections.

IPSOS poll shows Raila Odinga is the preferred presidential candidate for the state house race
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The results indicate that Raila Odinga has 18 counties where voter preference is above 55% compared to William Ruto has 17 counties where voter preference is at 55% however, there are 11 counties that are the battleground and will determine who will the election

The results have also suggested that 32% of Kenyans feel the country is moving in the right direction but 53% of Kenyans feel the country is not moving in the right direction. It is in this aspect that Kenyans have a wish list of what they want the next government to address; employment creation, fighting corruption, and education access & quality.

The polls show that 39% of Kenyans are interested in politics but 20% are not interested in politics and 85% will definitely vote hence 47% of Kenyans would want to vote for Raila Odinga, 41% of Kenyans would vote for DP Ruto, 2.9% of Kenyans would vote for George Wajackoyah, 0.2% of Kenyans would vote for Mwaure Waihiga and 3.8% are undecided.

54% of voters feel Raila will win the election irrespective of who they will vote for and 43% of voters feel DP Ruto will win the election irrespective of who they will vote for and 1.6% feel Wajackoyah will and Waihaga Mwaure at 0.1%.

Raila Odinga has a stronghold in the urban areas compared to DP Ruto who has a stronghold in rural areas. Males & older voters would vote for Raila Odinga. Females & youth would vote for DP Ruto.

Raila has a lead at the Coast, Nyanza North, Lower Eastern, and Southern Nyanza. DP Ruto leads in Mount Kenya and Central Rift.