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Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi

Date of Birth: 21/09/1960
Place of Birth: Sabatia, Vihiga District, Kenya


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The closest of shaves

Luhya voters had to choose between local man Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi and Odinga and were crucial as were a dozen smaller ethnic groups (AC Vol 54 No 5 Jubilee aims to win it in one & Swing counties hold the key)...

The electronic results that had reached it suggested that the number of rejected ballots (placed in the wrong box or where voters’ intentions could not be detected) would top an incredible 600 000 nationwide with an apparently excessive vote for the third candidate Musalia Mudavadi...


Swing counties hold the key

They may well support Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi’s United Democratic Front which is likely to be in third place after the first round with about 5% of the vote...

More recently when Musalia Mudavadi left Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement a move said to have been influenced by forces within State House keen to disrupt the ODM’s Western Kenya support base that also did not produce the desired effect...


By Skype from The Hague

Second-tier candidates such as the United Democratic Front’s Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi Martha Karua from Narc-Kenya (formerly the National Rainbow Alliance) Peter Kenneth of the Kenya National Congress and James ole Kiyiapi of the Restore and Build Kenya party tried to make an impression but didn’t make the breakthrough they had hoped for...


Holding their breath

In 2013 Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi may control the largest bloc of votes outside the two main coalitions although he seems to be supported by only half of his own Luhya community...


A race to the bottom

The collapse of a pre-election pact between Kenyatta and Ruto on the one hand and Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi of the United Democratic Front on the other had all but lost the Jubilee Alliance any real chance in Western Kenya the second biggest voting bloc after Mount Kenya and possibly in the Rift Valley where all elections have been determined...


Shotgun wedding season

Similarly the Jubilee Alliance of Kenyatta Ruto and Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi was a reprise of the conservative grouping fronted by President Moi in 2002...


Kilelengwani burns

With Kibaki’s camp split over the succession – whether to back Uhuru Kenyatta or Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi – some strategists argue for another postponement of the elections...


Ethnic arithmetic

He has lost his key ally Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi in Western province and other supporters on the Coast...


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