Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Google Search Trends on Kenya Elections Day

Google has released trending searches on what Kenyans are searching for since the polls opened today, 8th August at 6AM.

Google Search Trends, a publicly available tool that indicates search patterns over a period of time, reveals search interest in the two main Presidential candidates - Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga with the former standing at 40% and latter 60%.

The search trends also shows the top questions by Kenyans since the polls opened. The top five queries are: Who will win the elections? Will Uhuru Kenyatta win the elections? How will voters be identified in Kenya? How is the election going? and How to celebrate after winning the election?