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Why Ruto-Musalia deal would cost Raila Luyha votes

Politicians have warned that a Ruto-Musalia deal will significantly diminish Raila's fortunes.

In Summary
  • Raila is banking on retainng his support bases of Western and Coast to cancel Ruto's hopes.
  • Ruto's allies are hoping that a deal with Musalia will bolster their chances of succeeding Uhuru by seizing Western support.

Western Kenya could shift tectonically and its vote bloc could shift radically should Deputy President William Ruto strike a deal with ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi. 

The August 9 presidential ...