ODM wins four MP seats in Homa Bay

Millie won by defeating her arch rival James Akali after garnering 27,130 votes.

In Summary

•Caroli emerged the winner after getting 25,805 votes. Stephen Sangira who ran as an independent candidate came second after getting 14,396 votes.

•Other candidates Julius Opala and Omedo Misama got 187 and 161 votes respectively.

Ndhiwa MP Martin Owino displays his provisional certificate after recapturing the seat on August 10,2022
Ndhiwa MP Martin Owino displays his provisional certificate after recapturing the seat on August 10,2022
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ODM is headed for a big win in all eight parliamentary seats in Homa Bay after four candidates of the party were declared winners.

The candidates who included Caroli Omondi (Suba South), Martin Owino (Ndhiwa), Ongondo Were (Kasupil) and Millie Odhiambo (Suba South) were declared MPs-elect after garnering more votes than their competitors.

Caroli emerged the winner after getting 25,805 votes. Stephen Sangira who ran as an independent candidate came second after getting 14,396 votes.

Other candidates Julius Opala and Omedo Misama got 187 and 161 votes respectively.

Caroli congratulated residents for voting him to succeed ODM national chairman John Mbadi.

Caroli is making his debut in the National Assembly after trying three times but being defeated by Mbadi.

"I thank the people of Suba South for the honour they have done to me. I will diligently work for them to ensure we take the constituency to greater heights of development," Caroli said.

Suba South has 54,839 registered voters. The same happiness engulfed the face of Millie Odhiambo who made her third time come back to parliament.

Millie won by defeating her arch-rival James Akali after garnering 27,130 votes.

Akali who sought the seat on the Federal Party of Kenya ticket got 18,151 votes.

Suba North results were announced by IEBC returning officer Peter Onyango.

Onyango thanked the politicians for maintaining peace during campaigns.

In the Ndhiwa constituency, incumbent MP Owino recaptured the seat after defeating former MP Agostino Neto.

Owino got 31,834 votes while Neto of the United Green Movement (UGM) party received 20,835 votes. Independent candidate Michael Agwanda got 17,765 votes to emerge number three.

"The people of Ndhiwa have proven their solidarity with the ODM party. We're going to embark on our development agenda," Owino said.

Ndhiwa has 96,734 registered voters. Kasipul MP Were promised to continue undertaking development projects in the constituency after a landslide win of 40,210 votes defeating the other 11 candidates who included Grace Okinda and George Otieno.

Okinda got 3,100 while Otieno got 2100 votes.

Other ODM parliamentary candidates Peter Kaluma of the Homa Bay Town constituency, Adipo Okuome ((Karachuonyo), Lilian Gogo (Rangwe) and Eve Obara ( Kabondo Kasupil) were also posing to retain their seats.

They were leading in the provisional results in their respective constituencies.

Their wins indicate that ODM is still a strong party in Homa Bay.

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