Monthly Archives: February 2013

Why Uhuru Kenyatta Withdrew From The Second Presidential Debate

The focus on land issues and ICC may be some of the reasons why Uhuru Kenyatta puled out of the second presidential debate. There are those who think that since he knew he was going to be the front runner … Continue reading

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Why Opinion Polls in Kenya are Problematic: Assessing Sample Sizes

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UHURU KENYATTA overtakes RAILA ODINGA for the PRESIDENTIAL vote – IPSOS/SYNOVATE POLL

UHURU KENYATTA overtakes RAILA ODINGA for the PRESIDENTIAL vote – IPSOS/SYNOVATE POLL Source: The Kenyan DAILY POST Politics 03:29 Friday, the 22nd of February 2013 – With just nine days to go to the March 4th elections, a new poll … Continue reading

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Why We need to Use Exit Polls in Kenya: Projecting Winners in the 2013 Elections

In many developed democracies such as the United States, exit polls from actual voters are often used to accurately project winners, sometimes even six hours before official tallies are released. In Kenya, we need to use exit polls so us … Continue reading

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Why Raila Odinga May Win in Round Two: Closer Look at March 4

The opinion polls released in the past one week by various research organizations seem to suggest that Raila Odinga is the candidate to beat in the 2013 elections. There are many reasons why Odinga has been the front runner. for … Continue reading

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How to Win Kenya’s Swing Regions in 2013

Kenya has eight voting regions – Nyanza, Central, Western, Coast, Eastern, North Eastern, Nairobi and Rift Valley. In the 2013 elections, Luo Nyanza is solidly in CORD through ODM , while Central is solidly in Jubilee through TNA. The rest … Continue reading

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Why CORD and Jubilee Coalitions are in a Statistical Tie

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What are Uhuru Kenyatta’s Ten Weaknesses as a Leader?

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What are Raila Odinga’s Ten Weaknesses as a Leader?

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Debating to Win: Why Sniping and Spark are Missing in Kenya’s Presidential Debates

Kenya’s Presidential Debates are not issue based, they are colorless and boring, as each candidate goes on and on about what they will do. There is no sniping and no attack lines. All the candidates appear not to have attack … Continue reading

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