As Kenyans await the outcome of Tuesday's election, they are wondering if Martha Karua might be their first female vice president, becoming the highest ranking woman in the history of a country where female candidates are often physically attacked, APA reports citing CNN.
Giant billboards adorn the capital Nairobi showing the 64-year-old former justice minister accompanied by presidential candidate and veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga, a former political prisoner.
The two head the Azimio La Umoja (One Kenya Alliance) coalition and faced off against Deputy President William Ruto and lawmaker Rigathi Gachagua, both men, in the Aug. 9 presidential, legislative and local elections.
Provisional results start trickling in on Tuesday night but an official outcome will take days.
The elections are seen as a key test for stability in East Africa's biggest economy, after two of its three last polls were marred by violence following disputes over alleged rigging.