Mombasa local elections, 2013

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Local elections were held in Mombasa 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
Athman, Ibrahim Khamis Onesmas Habel Chome Republican Congress Party --
Joho, Hasan Ali Hazel Ezabel Nyamoki Ogunde Cord Orange Democratic Movement --
Macharia, Lawrence Kamau Raphael Omollo Nikodemus Party of Democratic Unity --
Malila, Isaac Mutuku Muhamad Ahmad Bahaidar New Democrats --
Mtana, Tendai Lewa Kangangi, Titus Mutua Independent --
Mwarurwa, Abdalla Hemed Obutu Z.A.M. Osoro Jubilee The National Alliance --
Shahbal, Suleiman Said Saleh Nzai, Emmanuel Kombe WDM-K --
Watsuma, Anderson Chibule Mwavita, Onesmus Mwarumba KADU–Asili --

Prospective Candidates[edit]

Suleiman Shabhal is a Businessman while Hassan Joho is the MP for Kisauni. Former KPA manager Abdhallah Mwaruwa had also declared his intention to run[3]


  1. ^ "Kenya to hold polls in March 2013, says elections body". The Citizen. 18 March 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "IEBC". 
  3. ^ "MOMBASA POLITICS". The Star. 31 March 2012. Retrieved 31 January 2013.