Gatanga Constituency

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Gatanga Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of seven constituencies in Murang'a District. The constituency has seven wards, all of them are within Murang'a County council.

The constituency was established for the 1988 elections when the Kandara Constituency was split into two. Gatanga Constituency consists of Gatanga and Kakuzi administrative divisions, the latter was added in 2002.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elections MP [2] Party Notes
1988 Joseph Mwaura Gachui KANU One-party system
1992 Josephat Mburu Wanyoike Ford-Asili
1997 David Wakairu Murathe SDP
2002 Peter Kenneth NARC
2007 Peter Kenneth PNU
2013 Humphrey Kimani Njuguna NARC|}


Ward Registered Voters
Gatanga 14,104
Ithanga 7,801
Kakuzi 6,781
Kariara 8,488
Kigoro 9,331
Kihumbuini 15,542
Mitubiri 8,715
Total 70,762
*September 2005.[3]


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