First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was among voters who braved chilly weather and drizzles waiting in line for several hours for polls to open at St Mary School polling center in Lavington, Nairobi on Tuesday morning.
The first lady is said to have arrived at the polling station around 5:45am and voted shortly before 10am.
She later joined her husband, President Uhuru Kenyatta at Mutomo Primary School in Gatundu South constituency where he voted.
She later, through he official twitter account, urged Kenyans to get out and vote to exercise their democratic right, writing: “First Lady Margaret Kenyatta exercises her democratic right. Don’t fear the queues. Go out and vote!#KenyaDecides."