Isiolo local elections, 2013

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Local elections were held in Isiolo 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
Adhi, Godana Doyo Abdille, Muhamed Gulleid United Republican Party --
Ali, Abdul Bahari Lenawasae, Patrick The National Alliance --
Dogo, Yusuf Wako Ntongondu, Nicholas Mugambi Wiper Democratic Movement – Kenya --
Maingi, Laikuru Domiziano Lekoona, David Kitopia Alliance Party of Kenya --

Prospective candidates[edit]

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

County Assembly[edit]

Elected representatives included:

  • Isiolo North - Joseph Samal[4]
  • Isiolo South - Abdullah Jaldesa Banticha[5]


  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 2013-03-02. 
  3. ^ "Lawyer endorsed for Isiolo governor seat". The Star. 2 May 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Kenya County Elections". Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Kenya County Elections". Retrieved 10 May 2014.