Kenya: Gatundu voters line up to cast ballots in presidential election

Voters lined the streets of Gatundu in Kiambu County, Tuesday, to cast their votes in Kenya's presidential general election. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival, the country's former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, are in a too-close-to-call battle, which has spurred a high voter turnout across the country, with many voters camping outside polling stations as early as 2:00 local time... Еще (23:00 GMT). In Gatundu, where the current Kenyan president resides, scores of voters queued up outside polling stations to show their support for Kenyatta. One voter expressed, «I have to vote for my president and my member of parliament because I love them and I want them to continue leading us as we have seen their work.» Heavy security was deployed to maintain order at polling stations across Kenya. Voting got underway at 6:23 local time (3:23 GMT). Voting will reportedly be extended in a number of polling stations, which opened late due to heavy rain.

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