Homa Bay local elections, 2013

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Local elections were held in Homa Bay 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
Auko, Philip Ochieng' Ajengo, Dickson Oyoo Independent --
Awiti, Cyprian A. Otieno Orata, Hamilton Onyango Cord Orange Democratic Movement --
Odhiambo, Benson Owiti Otieno, Tommy Okoth Jubilee The National Alliance --

Prospective candidates[edit]

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

  • Ben Odero
  • Tom Ogada
  • Philip Auko - an independent candidate,
  • Philip Okundi
  • Cyprian Awiti
  • George Ogada


  1. ^ "Kenya to hold polls in March 2013, says elections body". The Citizen. 18 March 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 February 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Homa Bay residents vet 3 governor aspirants". The Star. 16 January 2013. Archived from the original on 24 March 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013.