Kakamega local elections, 2013

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Local elections were held in Kakamega 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
Mwilitsa, Albert Stanslous Chiluka, Caleb Musire United Republican Party --
Ndombi, Lawrence Simbauni Echessa, Francis Kangwana Cord Federal Party of Kenya --
Olando, Paul Polland Mukhwana, Mohammed United Democratic Forum Party --
Oparanyah, Wycliffe Ambetsa Kutima, Philip Museve Orange Democratic Movement --
Shitanda, Soita Peter Omusotsi, David Wamatsi New Ford Kenya --
Wangia, Jared Waudo Wangia, Christine Ongayo Independent --

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. ^ "ODM, UDF 'bulls' in major brawl for Kakamega seat". The Standard. 24 December 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2013.