Dr Joyce Laboso wins Bomet Jubilee gubernatorial ticket

Tuesday April 25 2017

National Assembly Deputy Speaker Joyce Laboso. She has won the Bomet governorship ticket in the Jubilee Party nominations with 115,289 votes.  PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

National Assembly Deputy Speaker Joyce Laboso. She has won the Bomet governorship ticket in the Jubilee Party nominations with 115,289 votes. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By GEOFFREY RONO
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Dr Joyce Laboso has been declared the winner of the Bomet governorship ticket in the Jubilee Party nominations.

After a final tally, Dr Laboso garnered 115,289 votes to beat her closet rival, Dr Julius Kones who got 72,546 votes.

In the third place is Stephen Mutai who got 8,895 votes.

The results were announced by the Jubilee Party National Elections Board on Tuesday afternoon.

Dr Laboso will now carry the party’s flag in the August 8 elections where she will fight it out with current governor and Chama Cha Mashinani party leader Isaac Ruto who recently joined the opposition Nasa.