Gem Constituency

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Gem Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of six constituencies of Siaya County. The constituency was established for the 1963 elections.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1963 C.M.G. Argwings-Kodhek KANU
1969 Wasonga Sijeyo KANU One-party system. Sijeyo was detained for political reasons, resulting in by-election,[2]
1969 Isaac Omolo Okero KANU By-elections. One-party system
1974 Isaac Omolo Okero KANU One-party system
1979 Aggrey Otieno Ambala KANU One-party system
1983 Horace Owiti KANU One-party system.
1985 Grace Ogot KANU One-party system.
1988 Grace Ogot KANU One-party system.
1992 Oki Ooko Ombaka Ford-K
1997 Joe Donde Ford-K
2002 Washington Jakoyo Midiwo NARC
2007 Washington Jakoyo Midiwo ODM
2013 Washington Jakoyo Midiwo ODM


Ward Registered Voters Local Authority
Anyiko / Sauri 2,361 Yala town
Central Gem 7,109 Siaya county
East Gem 4,891 Siaya county
Jina 1,890 Yala town
Marenyo 2,375 Yala town
North Gem 8,463 Siaya county
Nyamninia 4,173 Yala town
South Gem 6,442 Siaya county
Wagai North 8,381 Siaya county
Wagai South 5,819 Siaya county
Total 51,904
*September 2005.[3]