Many Kenyans are asking whether Raila will get votes from rift Valley and how many votes he will get.Yes, he will get more than one million votes. Rift Valley is the stronghold for DP William Ruto who is expected to get at least 3.9 million votes. The total number of votes are 5.3 million.Raila will get approximately 1.2 million votes from the region. In 2017 he got 800,000 votes despite Ruto and Uhuru getting over 3.7 million votes.
Some of the Kikuyu who voted for Uhuru in 2017 will this time around vote for Raila because they don’t like Ruto’s policies or because of Karua factor.
More than half of Maasais in Rift Valley will vote for Raila.He will get at least 100,000 votes from Trans Nzoia.Raila will also get more than 300,000 votes in Nakuru County.
Below is the summary of the votes Raila will get in Rift Valley:
TRANS NZOIA 395,741(Raila 120,000)
UASIN GISHU 530,993(Raila 80,000 votes)
ELGEYO MARAKWET 211,352(Raila 10,000 votes)
NANDI 402,856(Raila 15,000 votes)
BARINGO 271,977(Raila 20,000 votes)
LAIKIPIA 265,842(Raila 100,000 votes)
NAKURU 1,050,367(Raila 300,000 votes)
NAROK 397,618(Raila 150,000 votes)
KAJIADO 463,546(Raila 180,000 votes)
KERICHO 429,288(Raila 39,000 votes)
BOMET 370,399(Raila 33,000 votes)
Ruto will get more than 85% of the votes cast in Rift Valley but Raila will scoop some votes.