Mandera local elections, 2013

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Local elections were held in Mandera 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
Abdikadir, Adan Abdulla Mohamed, Yussuf Abdi The National Alliance --
Ahmed, Abdi Noor Yussuf, Maalim Hassan Cord Orange Democratic Movement --
Ali, Ibrahim Roba Abdifatah, Hasan Maalim United Republican Party --

Prospective candidates[edit]

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

  • Ahmed Abdullahi
  • Mohammed Abdi
  • Abdirahaman Abass
  • Mohammed Omar
  • Abdikadir Adan Chitto


  1. ^ "Kenya to hold polls in March 2013, says elections body". The Citizen. 18 March 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Clan declares intent to keep Governor seat". The Standard. 18 July 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2013.