The county is 330 kilometres to the southeast of Nairobi.
“If the elections were held today, who would you vote for as governor?” reads the question.
The rankings show John Mruttu (32%), Danson Mwazo (22%), Andrew Mwadime (21%), Grantone Samboja (15%), Patience Nyange (6%) and others (4%).
The Star usually runs opinion polls on trending topics in Kenya on its website. But did they really publish this infographic on the Taita Taveta gubernatorial race? We checked.
‘We only publish factual infographics’
On 3 June, The Star posted the graphic on its verified Facebook page, stamped “FAKE”.
It wrote: “Please note that this infographic is not from The Star Publications. Treat it as Fake News. At the Star, we only publish credible and factual infographics.”
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