The campaign period for Kenya’s General Election is officially over and the electorate cast the ballot tomorrow (August 8). But what length did candidates for the six elective positions and their supporters go in order to woo voters? Here are a few photos from the campaign trail.
Nairobi gubernatorial candidate Mike Sonko’s shoes custom made in Jubilee Party colours. Photo: Edward Kiplimo, Standard
Tana River County Governor Hussein Dado (middle), flanked by among others his Deputy Jire Siyat (left) opted for the rooftop of a bus while addressing locals at Bur’a Bangale grounds in Tana River. Photo: Maarufu Mohamed, Standard
National Super Alliance (NASA) supporters at Uhuru park Nairobi, County on August 5. Photo: Mbugua Kibera, Standard
Mombasa County Governor, Ali Hassan Joho holds a baby during his door to door campaign at High Level in Mombasa. Photo Omondi Onyango/Standard
A supporter of ODM Parliamentary candidate for Keiyo South Constituency Micah Kigen during the official launch of campaign manifesto. Photo: Peter Ochieng, Standard
Candidate for Starehe Parliamentary seat Charles Kanyi (Jaguar) accompanied by supporters in a tour of the constituency.
Lone man campaigns for Raila Odinga in Nyeri. Ringui, 67, is a peasant farmer from Tetu. Photo: Allan Mungai, Standard
A supporter of Migori gubernatorial candidate Ochilo Ayako stands on this moving vehicle on August 4 oblivious of the danger he is exposing himself to. Photo: Caleb King’wara, Standard
Supporters of London ward MCA candidate Sammy Karanja on the campaign trail in Nakuru town. Photo: Kipsang Joseph, Standard