President of Kenya

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President of the
Republic of Kenya
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Incumbent
Uhuru Kenyatta

since 9 April 2013
Style His Excellency
(formal)
Residence State House, Nairobi
Appointer Direct popular vote
Term length Five years
renewable
Inaugural holder Jomo Kenyatta
12 December 1964
Website statehousekenya.go.ke
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politics and government of
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The President of the Republic of Kenya (Swahili: Rais wa Jamhuri ya Kenya) is the head of state and head of government of Kenya. The president leads the executive branch of the Government of Kenya and is the commander-in-chief of the Kenya Defence Forces.

Latest election[edit]

Presidential Candidate/ Running mate Coalition/ Party Popular Vote % of Cast Votes % of Valid Votes
Uhuru Kenyatta/ William Ruto Jubilee Alliance/TNA 6,173,433 50.07% 50.51%
Raila Odinga/ Kalonzo Musyoka Coalition for Reforms and Democracy/ODM 5,340,546 43.31% 43.70%
Musalia Mudavadi/ Jeremiah Ngayu Kioni Amani Coalition/UDF 483,981 3.93% 3.96%
Peter Kenneth/ Ronald Osumba Eagle Alliance/ KNC 72,786 0.59% 0.60%
Mohammed Abduba Dida/ Joshua Odongo Onono Alliance for Real Change 52,848 0.43% 0.43%
Martha Karua/ Augustine Lotodo National Rainbow Coalition-Kenya 43,881 0.36% 0.36%
James ole Kiyiapi/ Winnie Kaburu Restore and Build Kenya 40,998 0.33% 0.34%
Paul Muite/ Shem Ochuodho Safina Party 12,580 0.10% 0.10%
Votes Cast 12,330,028 100%
Valid votes 12,221,053 99.12%
Spoilt votes 108,975 0.88%
Contested votes --%
100.00% reporting ( 291 of 291 Constituencies)
Voter turnout 86.00%

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