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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,28TH JULY -Opinion poll conducted by Infotrak Research Company on popularity of presidential candidates in Nairobi shows that Raila Odinga is the most popular candidate with a 56 per cent popularity .Jubilee’s Uhuru Kenyatta has 40 per cent, Abduba Dida with 0.5 per cent, Joe Nyagah 0.5 per cent, Michael Wainaina and Ekuru Aukot tie at 0.1 per cent.
That is according to another opinion poll conducted by Infotrak Research Company which was released by the Company’s Senior Research Executive Mary Mburu.
“If elections were held today in Nairobi 56 per cent would vote for Raila Odinga and 40 per cent for Uhuru Kenyatta with 2.8 per cent still undecided on who to vote for,” Mburu said.
This contradicts another poll that was released Sunday by IPSOS Research Company which indicated that President Kenyatta was leading with 47 per cent followed by Odinga with 42 per cent.
According to the research, the entrance of Mudavadi and Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto in the coalition has highly contributed to his popularity.
The poll was conducted between July 15 and 22 which was through face-to-face interviews through Computer Assisted Interviews (CAPI) where 1,500 respondents were interviewed to represent Nairobi County registered voters with an error of 2.5 and 95 per cent confidence.
The NASA Coalition was also found to be the most popular in Nairobi with 54 per cent followed by Jubilee with 38 per cent.