Kenya Senate elections, 2013

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The 2013 Kenya Senate elections took place on 4 March 2013,[1] 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.

Candidates[edit]

The list of official candidates is available on the IEBC website.[2]

Results[edit]

This is a list of senators elected and nominated, as announced by the IEBC on 18 and 21 March 2013.[3][4] 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.

Senators-Elect[edit]

County No Name Senator-elect Party
1 Mombasa Hassan Omar WDM-K
2 Kwale Boy Juma Boy ODM
3 Kilifi Stewart Madzayo ODM
4 Tana-River Ali Bule FPK
5 Lamu Abu Chiaba TNA
6 Taita-Taveta Dan Mwazo ODM
7 Garissa Yusuf Haji TNA
8 Wajir Abdirahman Ali ODM
9 Mandera Billow Kerow URP
10 Marsabit Godana Hargura ODM
11 Isiolo Mohammed Kuti URP
12 Meru Kiraitu Murungi APK
13 Tharaka Kithure Kindiki TNA
14 Embu Lenny Kivuti APK
15 Kitui David Musila WDM-K
16 Machakos Johnstone Muthama WDM-K
17 Makueni Mutula Kilonzo WDM-K
18 Nyandarua Muriuki Karue TNA
19 Nyeri Mutahi Kagwe NARC
20 Kirinyaga Daniel Karaba TNA
21 Murang'a Kembi Gitura TNA
22 Kiambu Paul Kimani TNA
23 Turkana John Munyes FORD-KENYA
24 West-Pokot John Lonyangapuo KANU
25 Samburu Sammy Leshore URP
26 Trans-Nzoia Henry Ndiema FORD-KENYA
27 Uasin-Gishu Isaac Melly URP
28 Elgeyo-Marakwet Kipchumba Murkomen URP
29 Nandi Stephen Sang URP
30 Baringo Gideon Moi KANU
31 Laikipia Godffrey Gitahi Kariuki TNA
32 Nakuru James Kiarie Mungai TNA
33 Narok Stephen Kanyinge ole Ntutu URP
34 Kajiado Peter Mositet TNA
35 Kericho Charles Keter URP
36 Bomet Prof Wilson Lessan URP
37 Kakamega Bonny Khalwale UDF
38 Vihiga George Khaniri UDF
39 Bungoma Moses Wetangula FORD-KENYA
40 Busia Amos Wako ODM
41 Siaya James Orengo ODM
42 Kisumu Peter Anyang' Nyong'o ODM
43 Homabay Otieno Kajwang ODM
44 Migori Wilfred Machage ODM
45 Kisii Chris Obure ODM
46 Nyamira Kennedy Mong’are Okong’o FORD-KENYA
47 Nairobi Gideon Mbuvi TNA

Nominated Women Senators[edit]

# Name Party
1 Beatrice Elachi APK
2 Catherine Mukite Nobwola FORD-KENYA
3 Janet Ongera ODM
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
9 Naisula Lesuuda TNA
10 Joy Adhiambo Gwendo TNA
11 Martha Wangari UDF
12 Mshenga Mvita Kisasa URP
13 Chelule Liza URP
14 Dullo Fatuma Adam URP
15 Judith Achieng Sijeny WDM-K
16 Zipporah Jepchirchir Kittony KANU

Senators Nominated to Represent Youth[edit]

# Name Party
1 Kanainza Nyongesa Daisy ODM
2 Hosea Onchwangi TNA

Senators Nominated to Represent Persons with Disabilities[edit]

# Name Party
1 Linet Kemunto Nyakeriga TNA
2 Harold Kimunge Kipchumba ODM

Summary By Coalition and Party[edit]

These summaries are based on the coalitions as they existed at the time of the election.

Coalition Party Elected
Senators
Nominated
Senators
Total
Jubilee TNA 11 6 17
URP 9 3 12
NARC 1 1
Total 21 9 30
CORD ODM 11 6 17
FORD-KENYA 4 1 5
WDM-K 4 1 5
FPK 1 1
Total 20 8 28
Amani KANU 2 1 3
UDF 2 1 3
Total 4 2 6
Unaffiliated APK 2 1 3
Total 2 1 3
Total 47 20 67

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kenya to hold polls in March 2013, says elections body". The Citizen. 18 March 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "National Assembly Candidate List". IEBC. 12 February 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Elected Candidates". IEBC. 18 March 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Nominated Members". IEBC. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013.