Elections are never easy for politicians who have to Toil and Moil to convince public to vote for them. During elections period, politicians always have sleepless nights planning on their next move to outsmart their competitors. Its is nearly impossible to win without campaigning.
Siaya Senator James Orengo made history in 2017 when he won the Siaya senatorial race in a landslide victory, despite him not declaring his candidature, not holding campaigns or even placing posters.
He is however reported to have had a meeting with elders in the county, where he explained he is held up Protecting Raila Odinga Interests .Orengo’s loyalty to Raila Odinga and NASA seem to have paid with voters rewarding him handsomely.
The Senator elect garnered 367,693 votes (98.35%) on an ODM ticket while his only competitor from Jubilee Jacob Ochieng Oluoch managed only 6,178 votes (1.65%).
According to the senior counsel, he did not campaign for his seat out of arrogance and being full of himself but because he had other dire duties of campaigning for NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga.
James orengo Joined hands with Otiende Amollo at the supreme court to overturn presidential election results in 2017.