Kenyans across the country have turned out in large numbers to exercise their democratic right of voting in their preferred candidates in the 2022 August polls.
Various leaders have also cast their votes in their respective polling stations.
President Uhuru Kenyatta cast his vote at Mutomo Primary School at 9am, his Deputy who is a UDA Presidential candidate Dr. William Ruto cast his vote at Koschei primary school in Sugoi .
Rigathi Gachagua, UDA running mate voted at Sagana primary school polling station at Mathira Constituency.
Azimio Presidential candidate Raila Odinga voted at Old Kibra Primary School in Kibra constituency, his running mate Martha Karua voted at Mugumo Primary School in Gichugu Constituency.
Other leaders from Western Kenya; Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula cast his vote at Namakhele primary polling station, ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi voted at Mululu primary school polling station, Senate speaker Kenneth Lusaka voted at Kamukuywa primary polling station, Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati cast his vote at Nalutiri primary school polling station.
All the leaders have encouraged Kenyans to maintain peace during the voting exercise.
More than 20 million registered voters are expected to participate in the voting exercise before 5pm when all polling stations will be officially closed apart from few that the exercise started late.
There have been few technical hitches in the KIEMS kits in various polling stations though the exercise is going on well.