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Rachel Shebesh concedes defeat to Esther Passaris

By Sara Okuoro | Published Wed, August 9th 2017 at 19:26, Updated August 9th 2017 at 19:40 GMT +3
Esther Passaris and Rachel Shebesh

Rachel Shebesh has accepted defeat in the race for Nairobi County Woman Representative.

This is after IEBC provisional results showed that her opponent Esther Passaris was in the lead with 53.23 per cent of the total votes against Rachel’s 43.15 per cent.

(Photo courtesy of IEBC public provisional tallying portal)

The Nairobi Woman Rep seat attracted six other candidates including Rahab Ndambuki, Nadya Khan, Teresia Omolo, Winnie Wainaina, Rosemary Macharia and Khadija Theuri who collectively managed about three per cent of the votes. 

Esther Passaris ran for the same seat during the 2013 General Election and lost to Rachel Shebesh.