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Vol 54 No 5

Published 1st March 2013


Kenya

Swing counties hold the key

A second presidential round is likely to focus attention on counties where the vote could go either way

Neither the Jubilee Coalition’s Uhuru Kenyatta nor Prime Minister Raila Odinga of the Coalition for Reform and Democracy (CORD) has been able to make inroads into the other’s electoral strongholds. Because of this, and with their predicted share of the vote stagnant at around the 45% mark, most campaigning in a second round of voting in early April will concentrate on a handful of battleground counties.

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