Kericho local elections, 2013

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Local elections were held in Kericho 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.

Gubernatorial election[edit]

Candidate Running Mate Coalition Party Votes
Chepkwony, Paul Kiprono Kikwai, Susan Chepkoech United Republican Party --
Keter, Jonah Kipkemoi Kirui, Kenneth Kipkoech United Democratic Forum Party --
Kirui, Charles Davy Kipngetich Arap Samuel Rotich Kimutai Kenya African National Union --
Sigei, Joel Kipkosge Samumkut, Beatrice Chepkemoi Orange Democratic Movement --

Prospective candidates[edit]

The following are some of the candidates who have made public their intentions to run:[2]


  1. ^ "Kenya to hold polls in March 2013, says elections body". The Citizen. 18 March 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ruto, URP wave rules Kericho race for county manager". The Standard. 1 January 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013.