An overwhelming majority of Kenyans would accept results of the August 8 general polls regardless of the outcome.
Study by pollster, Infotrak indicates 89.2 per cent of the populace will accept the outcome of the high stake elections irrespective of who wins.
“From our poll, we see Kenyans saying ‘I will accept the election results no matter the outcome or who wins,’” said Infrotrak chief executive officer Angela Ambitho.
Most Kenyans are also upbeat the elections will be credible, with 73.2 per cent exuding confidence the exercise will be free and fair.
Ambitho said those polled believed the electoral agency, IEBC is adequately prepared to conduct the 2017 general elections despite hitches that have frustrated the process including court rulings.
Only 14.4 per cent of the Kenyans are unlikely to accept polls results, while 12.2 per cent are clueless.
Paradoxically, however, nearly half of Kenyans (49.4 per cent) of Kenyans are afraid the presidential elections (national elections) could trigger violence.
Race of the MCA seat which has attracted many aspirants across the country is the second most likely to experience violence (19.8 per cent).
Nyanza, Central, Nairobi and Rift Valley are areas most likely to experience violence in the general polls tension also running g high at the Coast and Eastern part of the country.
Nonetheless, Kenyans are confident the government has put in place enough measures to pre-empt and neutralise any violence during the polls.