Kenya Senate elections, 2013
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The 2013 Kenya Senate elections took place on 4 March 2013, Under the new constitution, which was passed during the 2010 referendum, the 2013 general election was the first to include the election of Senators representing the 47 newly created counties. They were also the first general elections run by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). According to their share of elected seats, the political parties nominated an additional 16 women. Additional nominations were made for two members representing the youth and two members representing persons with disabilities. The Speaker of the Senate, who is an ex-officio member, was elected by the Senators during the first sitting of the Senate.
This is a list of senators elected and nominated, as announced by the IEBC on 18 and 21 March 2013. There are 47 Senators directly elected by their counties, 16 women nominated by the parties according to their relative strength in the Assembly, and 4 senators nominated to represent the youth and persons with disabilities.
Nominated Women Senators
|2||Catherine Mukite Nobwola||FORD-KENYA|
|4||Elizabeth Ongoro Masha||ODM|
|5||Halima Abdille Mohamud||ODM|
|6||Agnes Nzani (Dr.)||ODM|
|7||Beth Wambui Mugo||TNA|
|8||Emma Mbura Gertrude||TNA|
|10||Joy Adhiambo Gwendo||TNA|
|12||Mshenga Mvita Kisasa||URP|
|14||Dullo Fatuma Adam||URP|
|15||Judith Achieng Sijeny||WDM-K|
|16||Zipporah Jepchirchir Kittony||KANU|
Senators Nominated to Represent Youth
|1||Kanainza Nyongesa Daisy||ODM|
Senators Nominated to Represent Persons with Disabilities
|1||Linet Kemunto Nyakeriga||TNA|
|2||Harold Kimunge Kipchumba||ODM|
Summary By Coalition and Party
These summaries are based on the coalitions as they existed at the time of the election.
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- "National Assembly Candidate List". IEBC. 12 February 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
- "Elected Candidates". IEBC. 18 March 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
- "Nominated Members". IEBC. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013.