Kenyan Presidential Challenger Calls Vote Tally 'Fake'

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga rejects vote results so far

In a press conference today, Odinga's party, NASA, demanded that their candidate for president, Raila Odinga be declared the president-elect.

"We affirm with conviction that the judicial system of Kenya and the election laws make full and adequate provisions for accountability for this election", Kerry, co-lead of an observation mission by the Carter Center, told reporters in the capital, Nairobi.

Global observers said they have not noted any signs of interference with the vote and appealed to Kenyans to be patient.

Kenya's main opposition candidate Raila Odinga broke his rule of not speaking till after declaration of results by telling foreign media that election observer missions have confounded the election dispute.

With results from nearly all of the polling stations counted, President Uhuru Kenyatta was shown with a wide lead over Odinga in his bid for a second term.

Official results are expected to be released in the coming days, with the electoral commission allowed a week to produce final results.

Turnout showed that renewed outgoing president Uhuru Kenyatta won for another term.

Odinga also ran as the opposition candidate in the 2013 election. "We expect the results to continue streaming in today".

Kalonzo Musyoka, his deputy, said the opposition might call for unspecified "action" later.

People walk near flaming tyre barricade in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya.

Meanwhile, the Kenyan Human Rights Commission said it had discovered some discrepancies in an initial comparison between provisional results announced by the election commission and paper forms signed at polling stations by party agents.

Reports of overnight violence could not be independently verified. At least three people were killed amid clashes with police.

He said the counting of votes was being done in a transparent manner.

Odinga claimed Wednesday that hackers used the identity of Christopher Msando, an election official in charge of managing information technology systems. Election officials are investigating. "But, obviously, given what's happened in the past and given the stakes for the future, this is a very, very important election, and clearly the citizens of Kenya are taking it very, very seriously", Kerry said. "The streets do not".

The tally presented by Mudavadi contradicted the election commission's provisional result on Thursday, which showed Kenyatta leading with around 54 percent of the vote, ahead of Odinga on 45 percent - a lead of around 1.4 million with 99 percent of polling stations reported.

"... The integrity of elections are guaranteed by the backup systems that support those elections so given but not admitting that there was a hacking there are backup systems to still guarantee the integrity of the elections", he added.

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