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October 20, 2017

Matungu, Butere, Khwisero MPs booted

Outgoing Butere MP Andrew Toboso. /FILE
Outgoing Butere MP Andrew Toboso. /FILE
Three sitting MP have been sent home by voters in Butere, Matungu and Kwhisero constituencies.
Andrew Toboso of Butere, David Were of Matungu and Benjamin Andola of Kwhisero were among the incumbents floored on Tuesday.
Tindi Mwale of ANC trounced his opponents to win the Butere MP seat with 18,235 votes.
Mwale's win is a big blow to ODM as the party’s deputy leader, Kakamega Governor elect Wycliffe Oparanya, comes from the constituency.
ODM's Habil Nanjendo was second with 14,688 votes.
Christopher Aseka won the Khwisero MP seat with 20,973 votes on the ANC ticket.
Andola, who was running for reelection as an independent, was third with 2658 votes.
Were of Jubilee lost to ANC's Justus Murunga. Murunga got 18,088 votes.
Were managed to get 8618 votes.
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