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    Kenyatta boosters hope for quick victory

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

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    Polls show Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta in a statistical dead heat in Monday's Kenyan general elections, but Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow, reporting from a Kenyatta rally in Nairobi's Uhuru park, says supporters of the deputy prime minister hope for a swift first-round victory.

    The fear among backers of the Jubilee coalition's candidate is that other candidates unable to contest results in the case of a runoff will throw their support in favour of Odinga, current prime minister.