Kasarani Constituency

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Kasarani Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of seventeen constituencies of Nairobi County. The entire constituency is located within Nairobi City Council area. The constituency has an area of 152.60 km². It was known as Nairobi Northeast Constituency at the 1963 and 1969 elections and as Mathare Constituency from 1974 elections to 1994 by-elections. Up until the 2007 elections it has been known as Kasarani Constituency. During the 2013 general election, Kasarani had been split into three constituencies, namely; Kasarani, Roysambu and Ruaraka.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1963 Munyua Waiyaki KANU
1969 Munyua Waiyaki KANU One-party system
1974 Munyua Waiyaki KANU One-party system
1979 Munyua Waiyaki KANU One-party system
1983 Andrew Ngumba KANU One-party system. Ngumba fled the country in 1986.[2]
1986 Josephat Karanja KANU By-elections, One-party system
1988 Josephat Karanja KANU One-party system.
1992 Muraya Macharia FORD-Asili
1994 Fredrick Masinde Ford-Kenya By-elections. Masinde died, resulting in another by-elections.[3]
1994 Ochieng Mbeo Ford-Kenya By-elections (second one in 1994)
1997 Adolf Muchiri NDP
2002 William Omondi NARC
2007 Elizabeth Ongoro ODM

Locations and wards[edit]

Location Population*
Githurai 66,979
Kahawa 44,660
Kariobangi 99,825
Kasarani 52,386
Korogocho 61,294
Roysambu 38,441
Ruaraka 110,686
Total 338,202
1999 census.[4]
Ward Registered Voters
Githurai 18,976
Kahawa 12,940
Kariobangi North 15,543
Kasarani 13,034
Korogocho 17,842
Mathare 4 A 16,930
Roysambu 10,464
Ruaraka 110,686
Utalii/Babadogo 22,495
Total 128,224
*September 2005.[5]


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