LIVE: Uhuru opens early lead in race for Kenya president

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Posted  Monday, March 4   2013 at  06:44
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7:08 Meru Senate candidate Gitobu Imanyara (ODM) concedes defeat to Kiraitu Murungi (APK) and says mulling retirement from active politics.

7:00 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,667,413, (55pc) Raila Odinga (ODM) 1,244,249 (41pc), Musalia Mudavadi (UDF) 88,280 (3pc), Peter Kenneth (KNC) 17,542 (1pc); Martha Karua (Narc Kenya) 11,220 (0pc), James Kiyiapi (RBK) 10,780 (0pc); Abduba Dida (ARC) 8,554 (0pc)

6:55 IEBC vice chairperson Lilian Mahiri says the commission has received results from 8,326 polling stations across the country as at 6.35am

6:30: Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,616, 457 (54.76%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 1,199,903 (40.68%); Mudavadi (UDF) 85,131 (2.88%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 17,015 (0.58%); Karua (Narc Kenya) 10,821; Kiyiapi (RBK) 10,433 ; Dida (ARC) 8,163; Muite (Safina) 3,075 from 8,287 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

6:00: Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,582, 135 (54.87%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 1,169,543 (40.55%); Mudavadi (UDF) 83,788 (2.90%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 16,548 (0.57%); Karua (Narc Kenya) 10,570; Kiyiapi (RBK) 10,226 ; Dida (ARC) 7,833; Muite (Safina) 3,021 from 8,287 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

5:30 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,529, 069 (55.09%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 1,119,619 (40.33%); Mudavadi (UDF) 80,731 (2.91%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 15,933 (0.57%); Karua (Narc Kenya) 10,155; Kiyiapi (RBK) 9,817 ; Dida (ARC) 7,560; Muite (Safina) 2,913 from 8,006 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

5:15 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,496, 137 (55.15%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 1,093,175 (40.28%); Mudavadi (UDF) 78,970 (2.91%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 15,587 (0.57%); Karua (Narc Kenya) 9,834; Kiyiapi (RBK) 9,577 ; Dida (ARC) 7,385; Muite (Safina) 2,862 from 7,863 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

5:00 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,462, 793 (55.25%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 1,064,301 (40.18%); Mudavadi (UDF) 76,862 (2.90%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 15,217 (0.57%); Karua (Narc Kenya) 9,612; Kiyiapi (RBK) 9,362 ; Dida (ARC) 7,213; Muite (Safina) 2,791 from 7,773 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

4:45 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,443, 202 (55.30%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 1,047,532 (40.13%); Mudavadi (UDF) 75,472 (2.87%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 15,048 (0.58%); Karua (Narc Kenya) 9,464; Kiyiapi (RBK) 8,869 ; Dida (ARC) 6,837; Muite (Safina) 2,639 from 7,691 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

4:30 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,397,036 (55.47%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 1,007,425 (40.00%); Mudavadi (UDF) 72,283 (2.87%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 14,358 (0.57%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 8,869 (0.35%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 9,110; Dida (ARC) 6,837; Muite (Safina) 2,639 from 7,391 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

4:15 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,372,808 (55.48%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 988,705 (39.96%); Mudavadi (UDF) 71,864 (2.90%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 14,142 (0.57%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 8,743 (0.36%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 8,987; Dida (ARC) 6,745; Muite (Safina) 2,603 from 7,292 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

4:00 IEBC owns up to technical hitch that was delaying electronic result transmission. CEO Oswago says problem has been resolved and calls for calm. (READ: IEBC owns up to hitch in results transmission)

3:45 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,286,864 (55.66%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 919,197 (39.80%); Mudavadi (UDF) 66,477 (2.87%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 13,198 (0.57%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 8,364 (0.36%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 8,206; Dida (ARC) 6,275; Muite (Safina) 2,442 from 6,866 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

3:30 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,231,733 (55.72%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 878,605 (39.75%); Mudavadi (UDF) 63,368 (2.86%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 12,608 (0.57%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 8,039 (0.36%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 7,903; Dida (ARC) 6,089; Muite (Safina) 2,371 from 6,627 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

3:15 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,180,192 (55.61%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 847,031 (39.91%); Mudavadi (UDF) 60,298 (2.84%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 12,093 (0.57%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 7,713 (0.36%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 7,583; Dida (ARC) 5,848; Muite (Safina) 2,267 from 6,355 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

3:00 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,136,561 (55.58%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 817,591 (39.94%); Mudavadi (UDF) 57,425 (2.80%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 11,625 (0.57%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 7,415 (0.36%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 7,348; Dida (ARC) 5,505; Muite (Safina) 2,196 from 6,169 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

2:45 ODM National Election Board chairman Franklin Bett has faulted the authenticity of provisional results being issued by IEBC. (READ: Bett faults IEBC's provisional results)

02:30 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 1,004,111 (55.65%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 721,489 (39.98%); Mudavadi (UDF) 49,932 (2.76%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 10,065 (0.56%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 6,557 (0.36%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 6,488; Dida (ARC) 4,358; Muite (Safina) 1,918 from 5,599 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

02:15 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 929,773 (55.70%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 667,281 (39.95%); Mudavadi (UDF) 45,712 (2.76%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 9,224 (0.55%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 6,107 (0.36%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 6,007; Dida (ARC) 4,033; Muite (Safina) 1,796 from 5,278 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

02:00 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 919,047 (55.67%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 659,289 (39.96%); Mudavadi (UDF) 45,712 (2.77%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 9,041 (0.55%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 6,047 (0.37%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 5,9476; Dida (ARC) 3,971; Muite (Safina) 1,777 from 4,913 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

01:45 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 868,599 (55.89%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 619,337 (39.78%); Mudavadi (UDF) 42,239 (2.71%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 8,426 (0.54%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 5,646 (0.37%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 5,646; Dida (ARC) 3,746; Muite (Safina) 1,683 from 4,913 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

01:30 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 815,184 (56.04%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 577,528 (39.69%); Mudavadi (UDF) 38,995 (2.68%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 7,738 (0.53%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 5,450 (0.37%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 5,237; Dida (ARC) 3,302; Muite (Safina) 1,581 from 4,669 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

01:20 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 776,930 (56.11%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 549,233 (39.70%); Mudavadi (UDF) 36,245 (2.61%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 7,256 (0.53%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 5,227 (0.38%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 4,986; Dida (ARC) 3,157 from 4,481 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

01:10 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 750,610 (56.09%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 531,070 (39.69%); Mudavadi (UDF) 34,984 (2.61%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 6,961 (0.52%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 5,099 (0.38%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 4,830; Dida (ARC) 3,013; Muite (Safina) 1,465 from 4,370 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

00:53 Garissa County Commissioner Maalim Mohamed refutes reports of gun attack in Tetu and Yathrib polling stations. Says tallying going on smoothly.

00:30 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 741,133 (56.08%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 524,754 (39.71%); Mudavadi (UDF) 34,573 (2.60%) ; Kenneth (Eagle) 6,894 (0.52%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 5,057 (0.38%) Karua (Narc Kenya) 4,795; Dida (ARC) 2,967; Muite (Safina) 1,452 from 4,318 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

23:55 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 720,257 (56.11%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 514,789 (39.68%); Mudavadi (UDF) 33,737 (2.60%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 4,962; Kenneth (Eagle) 6,778 Karua (Narc Kenya) 4,711; Dida (ARC) 2,883; from 4,253 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

23:00 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 702,880 (56.02%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 499,621 (39.78%); Mudavadi (UDF) 32,666 (2.60%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 4,823; Kenneth (Eagle) 6,484 Karua (Narc Kenya) 4,548; Dida (ARC) 2,813; from 4,111 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

22:50 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 695,671 (56.14%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 491,895 (39.69%); Mudavadi (UDF) 31,879 (2.57%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 4,762; Kenneth (Eagle) 6,404 Karua (Narc Kenya) 4,499; Dida (ARC) 2,772; from 4,111 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

22:40 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 690,062 (56.19%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 487,013 (39.66%); Mudavadi (UDF) 31,437 (2.56%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 4,712; Kenneth (Eagle) 6,347 Karua (Narc Kenya) 4,467; Dida (ARC) 2,742; Muite (Safina) 1,334 from 4,025 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

22:36 There are reported delays in the transmission of results from polling stations in Makadara constituency due to failure of equipment. The Returning Officer Florence Kwamboka Mogaka says their server has failed.

22:25 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 678,276 (56.08%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 481,328 (39.82%); Mudavadi (UDF) 30,815 (2.54%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 4,649; Kenneth (Eagle) 6,287 Karua (Narc Kenya) 4,412; Dida (ARC) 2,665; Muite (Safina) 1,334 from 4,025 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

22:12 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 663,855 (55.95%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 473,598 (39.91%); Mudavadi (UDF) 30,148 (2.54%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 4,553; Kenneth (Eagle) 6,177; Karua (Narc Kenya) 4,333; Dida (ARC) 2,619; Muite (Safina) 1,316 from 3,972 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

21:57 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 650,338 (55.94%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 464,302 (39.84%); Mudavadi (UDF) 29,626 (2.51%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 4,490; Kenneth (Eagle) 6,096; Karua (Narc Kenya) 4,241; Dida (ARC) 2,541; Muite (Safina) 1,292 from 3,913 of 31,981 polling stations reporting

21:50 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 642,381 (54.13%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 456,383 (39.74%); Mudavadi (UDF) 28,622 (2.49%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 4,451; Kenneth (Eagle) 6,015; Karua (Narc Kenya) 4,197; Dida (ARC) 2,465; Muite (Safina) 1,282 from 3,874 of 31,981 polling stations reporting

21:45 Mr Hassan said that no further incidents of security had been reported since police officers were attacked in Mombasa on Sunday night

21:43 He said printed copies of registered lists were used where biometric devices failed to function.

21:41 Mr Hassan said the provisional presidential results being relayed are real-time and asked Kenyans to wait for IEBC to announce official results.

21:39 Mr Hassan says despite several challenges, the voter turnout was overwhelming with at least 70 per cent turnout

21: 36 IEBC chair Issack Hassan says voters on the queue at 5pm were allowed to vote as per the law.

21:35 IEBC about to address the country

21:27 System failure delays transmission of provisional results to Laikipia County tallying centre. No results had been received at the centre as at 9:30pm. IEBC County Returning Officer Haji Daudi attributed the problem to challenges with the internet server.

21:08 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 543,841 (57.54%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 363,789 (38.48%); Mudavadi (UDF) 22,864 (2.41%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 3,724; Kenneth (Eagle) 4,746; Karua (Narc Kenya) 3,457; Dida (ARC) 1,902; Muite (Safina) 1,085 from 3,392 of 31,981 polling stations reporting

20:55: Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 521,084 (57.25%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 353,205 (38.78%); Mudavadi (UDF) 21,748 (2.39%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 3,598; Kenneth (Eagle) 4,539; Karua (Narc Kenya) 3,313; Dida (ARC) 1,793; Muite (Safina) 1,059 from 3,303 of 31,981 polling stations reporting

20:47 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 494,841 (57.26%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 336,609 (38.89%); Mudavadi (UDF) 20,147 (2.32%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 3,421; Kenneth (Eagle) 4,318; Karua (Narc Kenya) 3,161; Dida (ARC) 1,688; Muite (Safina) 1,005 from 3,199 of 31,981 polling stations reporting.

20:35 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 484,445 (57.41%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 326,917 (38.72%); Mudavadi (UDF) 19,240 (2.27%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 3,344; Kenneth (Eagle) 4,209; Karua (Narc Kenya) 3,065, Dida (ARC) 1,649; Muite (Safina) 976

20:30 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 479,740 (57.38%); Raila Odinga (ODM) 325,197 (38.84%); Mudavadi (UDF) 19,146 (2.29%); Kiyiapi (RBK) 3,325; Kenneth (Eagle) 4,175; Karua (Narc Kenya) 3,040, Dida (ARC) 1,640; Muite (Safina) 973

20:25 Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 473,754, (57.26%), Raila Odinga (ODM) 321,540 (38.84%), Mudavadi (UDF) 19,003

20:20 Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 469,221 (57.32%), Raila Odinga (ODM) 317,770 (38.82%), Mudavadi (UDF) 18,690, (2.28%), Kiyiapi (RBK) 3,265, Kenneth (Eagle) 4,098, Karua (Narc Kenya) 3,006, Dida (ARC) 1,620, Muite (Safina) 974

20:15 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 460,953 (57.40%), Raila Odinga (ODM) 311,594 (38.72%), Mudavadi (UDF) 18,251, (2.26%), Kiyiapi (RBK) 3,233, Kenneth (Eagle) 4,020, Karua (Narc Kenya) 2,959, Dida (ARC) 1,598, Muite (Safina) 955

20:05 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 445,345, Raila Odinga (ODM) 300,869, Mudavadi (UDF) 17,778, Kiyiapi (RBK) 3,103, Kenneth (Eagle) 3,889, Karua (Narc Kenya) 2,857

20:00 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 441,708, Raila Odinga (ODM) 296,298, Mudavadi (UDF) 17,506, Kiyiapi (RBK) 3,055, Kenneth (Eagle) 3,831, Karua (Narc Kenya) 2,781, Dida (ARC) 1,541, Muite (Safina) 915

19:55 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 432,354, Raila Odinga (ODM) 291,264, Mudavadi (UDF) 16,864, Kiyiapi (RBK) 2,979, Kenneth (Eagle) 3,735, Karua (Narc Kenya) 2,715

19:50 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 426,423, Raila Odinga (ODM) 287,057, Mudavadi (UDF) 16,590, Kiyiapi (RBK) 2,957, Kenneth (Eagle) 3,707, Karua (Narc Kenya) 2,686, Dida (ARC) 1,464, Muite (Safina) 879

19:45 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 420,083, Raila Odinga (ODM) 282,314, Mudavadi (UDF) 16,507, Kiyiapi (RBK) 2,925, Kenneth (Eagle) 3,657, Karua (Narc Kenya) 2,629

19:40 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 410, 461, Raila Odinga (ODM) 278,447, Mudavadi (UDF) 18,315, Kiyiapi (RBK) 2,885, Kenneth (Eagle) 3,576, Karua (Narc Kenya) 2,591

19:38 Jubilee coalition running mate William Ruto addressing a press conference and says they will patiently wait for IEBC to announce the presidential results.

19:35 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 397,858, Raila Odinga (ODM) 270,846, Mudavadi (UDF) 15,558, Kiyiapi (RBK) 2,784, Kenneth (Eagle) 3,474, Karua (Narc Kenya) 2,570, Dida (ARC) 1,346, Muite (Safina) 828

19:30 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 387,326, Raila Odinga (ODM) 263,447, Mudavadi (UDF) 14,833, Kiyiapi (RBK) 2,732, Kenneth (Eagle) 3,417, Karua (Narc Kenya) 2,616

19:25 Presidential provisional results: Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA) 380,517, Raila Odinga (ODM) 260,105, Mudavadi (UDF) 14,319, Kiyiapi (RBK) 2,675 Kenneth (Eagle) 3,365, Karua (Narc Kenya) 2,570, Dida (ARC) 1,287, Muite (Safina) 751

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