Mbeere South Constituency

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Mbeere South is an electoral electoral constituency in Embu County, Kenya. It used to be known Gachoka Constituency, one of two constituencies of the former Mbeere District. It has seven wards, all of which elected councillors for the Mbeere County Council. The constituency was established for the 1988 elections.

The constituency's Member of Parliament is Mutava Musyimi, who has been serving since the 2007 General Election. Mr Musyimi quit his long term position as Secretary General to the National Council of Churches of Kenya to join politics and run against Joseph Nyagah.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1988 Jeremiah Nyagah KANU One-party system.
1992 Norman Nyagah DP
1997 Joseph Nyagah KANU
2002 Joseph Nyagah NARC
2007 Mutava Musyimi PNU

Locations and wards[edit]

Location Population*
Karaba 18,544
Kiambere 12,698
Kianjiru 20,506
Makima 15,062
Mavuria 20,134
Mbeti South 16,087
Riakanau 14,181
Total x
1999 census.[2]
Ward Registered Voters
Karaba 7,779
Kiambere 4,356
Kianjiru 6,790
Makima 5,643
Mavuria 7,828
Mbeti South 7,302
Riakanau 5,468
Total 45,166
*September 2005.[3]


  1. ^ Center for Multiparty Democracy: Politics and Parliamentarians in Kenya 1944–2007 Archived October 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ information.go.ke: CDF allocation by sector and location (2003-6)
  3. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Registered voters per polling station by electoral area/ward and constituency Archived September 29, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.