By Kamadi Amata.
Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga will beat his arch-political rival William Ruto in a presidential race if Kenyans go to the ballot today, a new survey indicates.
The findings by Trends and Insights Africa (TIFA) shows that 42 per cent of Kenyan voters identify with Raila compared to 39 per cent who said they will vote for William Ruto.
The poll had +/- 2.34 margin of error.
This technically means the country will go for a runoff as none of the top two candidates would cross the 50 plus one victory mark.
However, 10 per cent of those polled are still undecided, 28 days to elections.
The report released on Monday also has George Wajackoyah at a distant third with 4 per cent of the total votes.
The survey conducted between June 25 to June 30 interviewed 1,533 respondents from nine regions across the country.
Meanwhile Roots Party Presidential candidate George Wajackoyah has given a raft of conditions that ought to be implemented in the upcoming presidential debates or else he will be a no-show.
According to Wajackoyah, there are plans to split the top four contenders into two groups which will see Deputy President William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga on one side while Agano party’s Waihiga Mwaure is pitted against Wajackoyah.
Wajackoyah now says that he wants the debates to be conducted on the same podium and he together with Mwaure should not be portrayed as lesser candidates.
Wajackoyah further stressed that he will not participate in the debates if his concerns are not addressed.
The 2022 Presidential Debate will be held on Tuesday, July 26, at the Catholic University for Eastern Africa (CUEA) main campus situated in Karen, Nairobi.