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Coast remains Raila’s to lose as key governors troop back to ODM

The Coast region has voted overwhelmingly for ODM party in the last two elections

In Summary

• Governor Kingi, whose region voted overwhelmingly for Raila in 2013 and 2017, has started a fierce campaign to rally the region to have its own party

• Raila differed sharply with Kingi over the push for the Coast party or an alliance of the region's parties.

In the run up for the 2017 general election, Jubilee Party ran a formidable campaign against Raila Odinga’s ODM at the Coast.

ODM had in 2013 won all the six governor seats at the Coast and ...