Elgeyo-Marakwet local elections, 2013

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Local elections were held in Elgeyo-Marakwet County to elect a Governor and County Assembly on 4 March 2013.[1] Under the new constitution, which was passed in a 2010 referendum, the 2013 general elections were the first in which Governors and members of the County Assemblies for the newly created counties were elected.

Gubernatorial election[edit]

Candidate Running Mate Coalition Party Votes
Biwott, Timothy Kipchumba Kiptoo, Andrew Kipngeno Cord Orange Democratic Movement --
Changwony, Moses Kiplagat Chemweno, Richard Kimutai Kenya African National Union --
Litamoi, Joseph Kibiwot Boit, Joseph Wiper Democratic Movement – Kenya --
Talel, Abraham Kipkeino Chepkiyeng, Willy Kibet National Vision Party --
Tolgos, Alex Tanui Kosgey, Gabriel Lagat United Republican Party --

Prospective candidates[edit]

The following are some of the candidates who have made public their intentions to run:[2]


  1. ^ "Kenya to hold polls in March 2013, says elections body". The Citizen. 18 March 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Contest for party loyalty could rule Elgeyo/Marakwet campaigns". The Standard. 7 January 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013.