Senate Race: List of winners

Some of the candidates retained their seats while others lost.

In Summary

•All 47 counties took part in choosing their next senator.

•Some of the candidates retained their seats while others lost, as it is the norm with every election


Kenyans on Tuesday, August 9, exercised their civic duty by voting for their preferred candidates from the presidency to members of the county assembly.

All 47 counties took part in choosing their next senator.

Some of the candidates retained their seats while others lost, as is the norm with every election

Here is the list of Senators-elect: 

  • Migori County

ODM candidate Eddy Oketch garnered 295,228 votes, winning the seat. 

  • Busia County 

NRA party candidate Okiya Omtatah won with 171,681 votes.

ODM's Hillary Itela came in second with 59,276 votes.

  • Homa Bay County

Moses Kajwang' of ODM has retained his seat after garnering 353,882 votes. His KANU opponent Thomas Ojanga got 18,690 votes.

  • Kisumu County

ODM's Tom Ojienda has clinched the seat with a vote count of 413,121. Enos Kudi Okolo of Jubilee came in second with 15,575 votes.

  • Bungoma County

Ford Kenya Moses Wetang'ula has retained his Bungoma Senate seat. He garnered 286,143 votes.

  • West Pokot County

UDA party candidate Julius Murgor won with 72,240 votes. 

      •Trans Nzoia County

UDA party candidate Allan Chesang has clinched the seat with a vote count of 123,793 votes.

  •  Uasin Gishu County

UDA party candidate Jackson Mandago has clinched the seat with a vote count of 252,800 votes.

  • Kakamega County

UDA party candidate Boni Khalwale has clinched the seat with a vote count of 247,860 votes.

  • Bomet County

UDA party candidate Hillary Sigei, has clinched the  seat with 237,192 votes. Enock Kemei of CCM scored 57,745 while Weldon Korir got 41,106 votes.

  • Siaya County

ODM party candidate Oburu Odinga has clinched the seat with 285,595 votes. Julius Okinda Okinda, an independent candidate, came in second with 33,898 votes.

  • Tharaka Nithi 

UDA  party candidate Mwenda Gataya has clinched the seat with 71,246 votes. Samwel Ragwa, an independent party came in second with  46,205 votes.

  • Kwale County

Issa Boy of ODM retained his seat after garnering 52,772 votes. In second place was Antony Yama of UDA who got 41,762 votes.

  • Mombasa County

Faki Mwinyihaji has retained his seat using an ODM ticket after getting 110,040 votes.

He floored UDA's Hamisi Mwaguya who had 76,069 votes.

  • Taita Taveta County

Jones Mwaruma of ODM defeated his closest opponent and outgoing Sagala MCA Godwin Kilele of Jubilee with 39,142 votes.

Kilele managed to get 26,158 votes.

  • Narok County

Incumbet Governor Ledama Olekina has successfully defended his seat after bagging 135,108 votes. 

He defeated the Outgoing Governor Samuel Tunai who got 117,869 votes.

  • Makueni County

Outgoing Makueni MP Daniel Maanzo of Wiper has won with 177,273 votes.

The outgoing governor Kivutha Kibwana, the leader of Muungano party got 59,034 votes. 

  • Machakos County 

Agnes Kavindu of Wiper Party won the race by a vote count of 155,883 against UDA's Urbanus Ngengele won got 65,603 votes.

  • Laikipia County

UDA candidate John Kinyua defended his seat after he garnered 59,947 votes.

  • Kitui County

The incumbent Senator Enock Wambua has retained his seat after bagging 191,317 votes.

The Wiper candidate floored Stephen Kilonzo of UDA, who got 49,064 votes.

  • Kiambu County

UDA's Karungo Thang'wa has won the seat after bagging 579,411 votes.

George Maara of Jubilee came in second with 112,304 votes.

  • Nairobi County

ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna has won the Nairobi Senator seat after garnering 716,876 votes.

UDA's Bishop Margaret Wanjiru came second after she got 554, 091 votes.

  • Embu County

Alexander Mundigi of the Democratic Party trounced his 11 opponents after garnering 81, 162 votes.

Outgoing Embu Governor and Council of Governors chair Martin Wambora emerged fifth with 13, 523 votes.

  • Nyandarua County

UDA candidate John Methu polled 185,337 votes against outgoing senator Mwangi Githiomi who had 15,015 votes.

Githiomo was an Independent candidate after loosing the UDA nominations.

  • Marsabit County

UDA Party Candidate Mohamed Chute was declared the winner in the  race after polling 41,760 votes.

KANU'S candidate Adan Hassan Sheikh Sele had 23,206 votes while the ANC candidate Galgallo Abagaro got 18,586 votes.

The incumbent Godana Hargura came fourth with 18,075 votes.

  • Nyamira county

Senator Okong’o Omogeni retained his seat after garnering 96,432 votes.

He floored his UDA opponent Mose Nyambega who got 43,866 votes.

Adams Mochenwa of DP was third with 22,235 votes.

  • Elgeyo Marakwet county

Kipchumba Murkomen successfully defended his seat after getting  141,091 votes.

The outgoing governor Alex Tolgos who was vying on a Jubilee ticket managed 20,648 votes.

  • Samburu County

Senator Steve Lelegwe has retained his seat with a vote count of 40,066 on a UDA ticket.

He trounced the ODM candidate Joseph Lepariyo who got 2,111 votes while Joshua Leparachao of DAP-K had 485 votes.

  • Garissa County

Abdulkadir Haji of Jubilee clinched the seat after polling 72,383 votes.

  • Baringo County

IEBC declared UDA's William Cheptumo the winner after he garnered  141,777 votes.

Outgoing Senator Gideon Moi of KANU  came in second with 71,480 votes.

  • Nakuru County

Kercho CEO Tabitha Karanja won the seat after getting 442,864 votes.

She defeated Koigi Wamwere 6335, Lawrence Karanja 163, Gachinga Mwai 7223, Githenya Mwangi 4680 and John Mututho 36,432.

  • Kericho County

UDA's Aaron Cheruiyot has retained his seat after polling 292, 295 votes.

  • Tana River County

Danson Mungatana of UDA trounced his ten opponents after garnering 34,129 votes.

His closest rival Hassan Dukicha (Jubilee) got 18,082 votes.

  • Kirinyaga County

UDA candidate James Kamau Murango won against his Jubilee party opponent Daniel Karaba .

  • Kilifi County 

ODM candidate Stewart Madzayo has retained the seat.

  • Lamu County

Joseph Githuku has won the seat with a Jubilee ticket. 

Githuku will succeed Anuar Loitoptip who won the seat through a Jubilee ticket in 2017.

  • Garissa County 

UDA's Abdulkadir Haji was re-elected. In 2017, he had won through a Jubilee Party ticket.

  • Mandera County

Outgoing Governor Ali Roba of United Democratic Movement (UDM) party has clinched the seat after polling 

  • Isiolo County

Adan Dulo Fatuma has retained her seat. 

She was vying using a Jubilee ticket.

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