Busia local elections, 2013

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Local elections were held in Busia County to elect a Governor and County Assembly on 4 March 2013.[1] Under the new constitution, which was passed in a 2010 referendum, the 2013 general elections were the first in which Governors and members of the County Assemblies for the newly-created counties were elected. They will also be the first general elections run by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission(IEBC) which has released the official list of candidates.[2]

Gubernatorial election[edit]

Candidate Running Mate Coalition Party Votes
Esyepet, Vincent Sidai Baraza, Austen Omonyo United Democratic Forum Party --
Imo, Philemon Lameck Oyatsi, Francis Lawrence FORD–Kenya --
Ojaamongson, Sospeters Odeke Wangalwa, Kizito Osore Cord Orange Democratic Movement --
Okwara, Benjamin Onyango Wandrea, Samuel Safina --
Were, Alice Betty Ongaro, Stephen Lulalire Labour Party --

Prospective candidates[edit]

The following are some of the candidates who have made public their intentions to run:[3][4]