Byline: Sam Kiplagat and Walter Menya
The General Election of 2007 was perhaps the most contested in Kenya's history, and in January 2008, 39 candidates who were declared losers filed petitions against the winners.
More than 25 of the petitions were dismissed on technicalities, mainly because the MPs were not personally served with the papers.
Three years down the line, several MPs, among them assistant ministers, are still battling to retain their seats.
In Nairobi, the ghost of losing the coveted seat still hovers around Housing assistant minister Margaret Wanjiru and her Public Works counterpart Dick Wathika. Both petitions are at an advanced …