The recently released 2019 census figures shifts focus to the battle for those numbers with the 2022 general election fast approaching.
With the presidential contest expected to be hotly contested, there is no doubt that there will be bitter political battles in the most populous counties with Nairobi topping the list.
In the list there is also Kiambu, Kakamega, Mombasa and Nakuru.
The said counties control nearly half of the votes, at least going by the census numbers.
So, whoever wins the battle for the said numbers will no doubt win the 2022 presidential contest.
The counties include:
Going into the 2022 poll, there is no doubt that all the front runners for the presidential seat will focus their effort to in in the 10 regions if they are to make it to state house.
If possible, they will install point men and women there to boost their chances.