IEBC Declares Ford Kenya Candidate Majimbo Kalasinga Kabuchai MP Elect

IEBC Declares Ford Kenya Candidate Majimbo Kalasinga Kabuchai MP Elect

Ford Kenya has recaptured the Kabuchai Constituency Parliamentary seat in the hotly contested Thursday, March 4 by-election.

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) declared Ford Kenya’s candidate Majimbo Kalasinga the winner of the poll on Friday morning.

Majimbo garnered 19,274 votes with his closest rival, United Democratic Alliance (UDA) candidate Evans Kakai emerging second with 6,455 votes.

Amos Wekesa of the Federal Party of Kenya came a distant third with 1,454 votes followed by Dr Gasper Wafubwa at the fourth position after he garnered 1,236 votes.

According to IEBC Returning Officer Benson Esuza, the voter turnout was 51.68 per cent and the total votes cast were 29,798. There were 320 rejected votes.