By Antony Gitonga
Unconfirmed reports indicated that Mututho had already jumped ship for another party long before the counting of the votes in the 39 polling stations started.
On Friday evening Mututho complained bitterly over a move to lock out hundreds of voters mainly flower farm workers from voting after they came after 6pm.
Results of other parliamentary aspirants were; John Waiganjo (4079), Elias Ng’ang’a (4030), Ndegwa Nguthiru (2694) and Stephen Kiguru (340).
Kihagi thanked area residents for giving him a chance to lead the party in the coming general elections terming the work as half done.
“This is a great day for Naivasha but we are halfway there and we should intensify our campaigns so that TNA lifts the seat come March 4th,” he said.
The nomination coordinator Reverend Cosmas Kinyanjui praised the voters for persevering despite the many challenges they faced.
“The aspirants and voters were patient and I thank them for their co-operation and for observing peace during the whole exercise,” he said.
Former AP commandant Kinuthia Mbugua who is vying for the post of governor in Nakuru County won by 15,953 against Lee Kinyanjui who had 8,620.
In the senator race James Mungai had 14,324 against 4,142 for Zipporah Kimani while in the women representative Mary Njoki Mbugua received 9,931 while her close competitor Grace Wambui had 4,434.
The Naivasha nominations that started peaceful ended in chaos after hundred of votes mainly flower farm workers were locked from the exercise.
In nearly all the polling stations, police had to fire in the air and lobby teargas canister at the rowdy voters who insisted on been given a chance to vote.