Senator Stewart Madzayo was re-elected to the Senate in the 2017 general elections on an ODM ticket after beating his close competitor Kennedy Nyale of the Jubilee Party. Before becoming a Senator in the 2012 general elections, Mr Madzayo had unsuccessfully viewed to be a Member of Parliament for Bahari Constitution. . Mr. Madzayo is an advocate of the High Court. He served from 2003 to 2012 as a Judge of the Industrial Court of Kenya, now the Employment and Labour Relations Court. He went to Mvita Primary School before proceeding to Mombasa Baptist High School in Mombasa County. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Bombay.