Low voter turn out is being experienced in almost all polling stations across Bungoma County as voters are expected today to elect their Senator.
Bungoma County has 646,598 registered voters and from 6am when IEBC officially opened polling stations the number of voters who have shown up to exercise their democratic right is too low.
Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa and Webuye East MP Martin Wanyonyi have called on voters to come out in large numbers and elect their preferred candidate.
Mwambu Mabonga, UDA Senatorial candidate and Wafula Wakoli Ford Kenya’s candidate have already cast their votes in Mwiyenga polling station and Musikoma polling station respectively.
The duo have urged voters to turn up in large numbers and cast their votes as today is a historical day to elect their second Senator.
Security across the County is beefed up by security agencies.
No cases of KIEMS kits failure have been reported.
All polling stations will be closed at 5pm then counting will commence before ballot boxes are taken to tallying centers at Constituency level thereafter in the main tallying center at Mabanga FTC where a winner will be declared.
Bungoma County has 9 Constituencies and 806 polling stations.