Kiambu local elections, 2013

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Local elections were held in Kiambu 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
Gikaria, Charles Weru Muhoro, Josiah Ngigi Cord Orange Democratic Movement 27,987
William Kabogo Gitau Githinji, Gerald Gakuha Jubilee The National Alliance 487,631
Githii, David Muhia Maina, Esther Njeri United Democratic Forum Party 7,787
Kanyanja, Gakuru Mungai, Stephen Njoroge Alliance Party of Kenya 5,722
Mbugua, Bedan Ng'ang'a Muchiri, Clement Thiru Safina 6,219
Nyoro, James Karanja Kimani, Beth Wangui Jubilee National Rainbow Coalition 241,658

Prospective candidatures[edit]

George Nyanja (Former MP, Limuru Constituency) also made public his intentions to run but later changed his mind and vie for the senatorial position:.[2] Dr James Nyoro is a former Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation Africa while William Kabogo is the MP for Juja Constituency

County Assembly[edit]

The following members were elected: