South Mugirango Constituency

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South Mugirango is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of nine constituencies in Kisii County. The constituency was established for the 1992 elections.

It is one of three constituencies in Gucha District.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1992 Reuben Oyondi KANU
1997 Enoch Nyakieya Magara Ford-K Magara died in a car accident in 2001 [2]
2001 James Omingo Magara Ford-K By-elections
2002 James Omingo Magara Ford-People
2007 James Omingo Magara ODM The High Court declared the seat vacant in December 2009 due to irregularities in the election [3]
2010 Manson Nyamweya Ford-People By-election [4]

Wards[edit]

Wards
Ward Registered Voters Local Authority
Bogetenga 3,590 Nyamarambe town
Boikanga East 2,758 Nyamarambe town
Boikanga West 2,945 Nyamarambe town
Bomonyara 2,757 Tabaka town
Borabu 8,119 Gucha County
Central / Ikoba 3,425 Tabaka town
Chitago 3,664 Gucha County
Getenga 11,088 Gucha County
Nyachenge 1,110 Tabaka town
Nyango / Kiburunga 2,850 Tabaka town
Nyansore 4,662 Nyamarambe town
Total 46,968
*September 2005.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Center for Multiparty Democracy: Politics and Parliamentarians in Kenya 1944–2007
  2. ^ Daily Telegraph, August 3, 2009: Dismissed minister shot dead in Kenya
  3. ^ Daily Nation, December 17, 2009: Magara loses South Mugirango seat
  4. ^ Daily Nation, June 11, 2010: Nyamweya wins South Mugirango poll
  5. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Registered voters per polling station by electoral area/ward and constituency