Infotrak  poll puts Odinga ahead of Kenyatta as August 8 Elections beckon

Infotrak poll puts Odinga ahead of Kenyatta as August 8 Elections beckon

BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,23RD JULY 2017-The opinion poll, released  by Infotrak on Sunday 23rd shows , opposition leader Raila Odinga leads President Kenyatta by 1 percent with 47 percent but six percent of Kenyans are undecided.The results of the poll released by chief executive officer Angela Ambitho, was conducted from July 16 to July 20th this year  where  a total of 2,000 people were interviewed.

According to the poll Less than half of Kenyans, 49 percent, feel that the country is headed in the wrong direction and blame President Kenyatta for the high cost of living, endemic corruption and poor infrastructure.

However, 47 percent of Kenyans believe the country is on the right path, noting the improved state of education, infrastructure, healthcare and stability.

The poll which was conducted in 31 counties and 100 constituencies shows that the two political coalitions Jubilee and NASA have equal popularity ratings at 45 percent each.

The  poll also  says  NASA is the most popular political outfit in Nairobi County with 46 percent with the ruling Jubilee Party with 39 percent.

It also says t 6 percent of the undecided voters, most of them from Western region, may determine whether the country will head to a run-off  come  August 2017.

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