Raila,Uhuru leads Ipsos-Synovate polls
Cord Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga still leads in the presidential race with 46% approval according to the just released Ipsos Synovate poll.The ODM leader has improved by 12% from the last poll released in December with 34%. Infotrak poll released recently showed Raila was leading with 51%.
Jubilee Alliance flag bearer Uhuru Kenyatta comes second with 40% support up from 27% in December. The polls comes after the shambolic party nominations and formation of alliances.
Raila,Uhuru support base
It is only in central province that Raila has less than 25% at 5%. He leads in all the other provinces. In Coast Province which is thought to be a battle ground Raila leads with overwhelming 76% against Uhuru’s 10%. Raila is more popular that Musalia Mudavadi of Amani coalition in Western Province. Raila has 54% against Musalia 33%. Jubilee candidate Uhuru has more work to do in Western after getting a paltry 6%.
Presidential candidate should focus on Coast and Western with the highest numbers of undecided voters. Coast has the highest undecided voters at 23% followed by Coast with 17%. The total number of undecided voters in the country has dropped to 10% 40 days to the March 4 General Elections.
Coalition popularity in Kenya
Raila and Uhuru are more popular than their Alliance parties. Cord(ODM,WIPER) is the most popular alliance with 43% support base, Jubilee (TNA,URP,NARC) has 41%.
According to the polls it is likely that the country will go for a run off. A candidate must get 50 +1% to clinch the presidency in the first round.
Posted on January 25, 2013, in General News and tagged Cord Alliance, Ipsos-Synovate polls, Jubilee Alliance, Kenya 2013 elections, Kenya Elections, Raila Odinga, Uhuru Kenyatta. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.