The former prime Minister and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Ex flag bearer Raila Odinga visited Matungu sub county in Kakamega earlier today.
Odinga was on a mission to campaign for the ODM candidate David Were in the upcoming by-elections.
"I spent part of my afternoon engaging the people of Matungu constituency" tweeted Odinga
David Were is facing a stiff completion from a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) candidate Alex Lanya
The UDA candidate Alex Lanya has been projected to win by a landslide following the ground influence of former sports minister Rashid Echesa and Former Kakamega senator Bonny Khalwale.
Amongst other candidates in the Matungu by-election include Amani National Congress (ANC) candidate Oscar Nabulindo and the widow of the late Matungu Member of parliament Justus Murunga.
The Matungu by-election will be used as an indicator to check UDA and ODM popularity in Kakamega.
Analysts had earlier stated that ODM influence was being replaced by UDA a party allied to the deputy president William Ruto.