Kenya: 2013 Presidential election candidates and running mates
Updated February 2013
The Kenyan general elections were scheduled to be held on the 4th March 2013. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) cleared the following 8 candidates and their running mates to contest the presidency. One candidate, Chris Matata, was not cleared by the Commission for being late. He arrived at the clearing venue past the time set aside by the Commission for the exercise.
Not all political parties participating in the eelctions will be fielding presidential candidates. The main political parties have also formed pre elections coalitions to contest the presidential elections. As may be seen in the table below, one of the eight candidates is a woman (Martha Karua) as is one ot the running mates (Winnie Kinyua).
For the parties constituting the various coalitions see Party coalitions
|Martha Karua||Augustine Lotodo||NARC Kenya Party|
|Peter Kenneth||Ronnie Osumba||Kenya National Congress (Eagle Coalition)|
|Prof James Ole Kiyapi||Winnie Kinyua||Restore and Build Kenya Party|
|Musalia Mudavadi||Jeremiah Kioni||United Democratic Forum Party (Amani Coalition)|
|Uhuru Kenyatta||William Ruto||Jubilee Coalition|
|Mohammed Dida||Joshua Onono||Alliance for Real Change|
|Raila Odinga||Kalonzo Musyoka||CORD Coalition|
|Paul Muite||Shem Ochuodho||Safina Party|