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September 28, 2022
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Kenya elections: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in tight race for president

Analysts say result too close to call, with poor turnout amid cost of living crisis and soaring unemployment

Kenya’s veteran opposition politician Raila Odinga and the deputy president, William Ruto, are locked in a tight race for the country’s highest office, according to early results from Tuesday’s election.

National media updates put Ruto in the lead, at roughly 52%, with Odinga a close second at 47%. The deputy president is performing better than polls had predicted, with a number having placed Odinga in both clear and marginal leads.

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