Nine Members of Parliament in Nairobi County could be voted out if an election was to be held today, a new Infotrak survey has shown.
The survey also puts Senator Mike Sonko as favourite for the Nairobi Senate seat despite publicly indicating that he will contest for gubernatorial seat in the coming Jubilee Party’s primaries.
“About 44 per cent of city residents will not elect back their current MPs while 41 per cent indicated they will reconsider the incumbents whom they agreed have tried to keep on their development promises,” said Infotrak Managing Director Angela Ambitho while releasing the results yesterday.
According to the poll findings, Maina Kamanda (Starehe, Jubilee), James Gakuyu (Embakasi North, Jubilee), John Njoroge (Kasarani Jubilee), Waihenya Ndirangu (Roysambu, Jubilee), John Ogut (Embakasi East, ODM) will not be elected in the August 8 General Elections if at all they will win their party’s nominations.
Other MPs who will also not make it in the ballot in August includes Benson Mutura (Makadara, Jubilee), Irshad Sumra (Embakasi South, ODM), Joash Olum (Langata, ODM) and John Ndirangu (Embakasi Central, Jubilee).
The poll also revealed that Timothy Wanyonyi (Westlands, ODM), George Theuri (Embakasi West, Jubilee), Ken Okoth (Kibera, ODM), Yusuf Hassan (Kamkunji, Jubilee), Steven Kariuki (Mathare, ODM), Tom Kajwang’ (Ruaraka, ODM), Dennis Waweru (Dagoretti South, Jubilee) and Simba Arati (Dagoretti North, ODM) will trounce their opponents and win back their various seats.