Kiharu Constituency

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Kiharu Constituency, IEBC March 2012

Kiharu Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of seven constituencies of Muranga County. The Muranga town is located within this constituency. Between 1966-1983 the constituency was known as Mbiri Constituency.

Kenneth Matiba, a prominent Kenyan politician, represented this constituency previously.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1963 Jesse Mwangi Gachago KANU
1966 Julius Gikonyo Kiano KANU One-party system
1969 Julius Gikonyo Kiano KANU One-party system
1974 Julius Gikonyo Kiano KANU One-party system
1979 Kenneth Matiba KANU One-party system
1983 Kenneth Matiba KANU One-party system.
1988 Kenneth Matiba KANU One-party system.
1990 Gidraph Mwangi Mweru KANU By-elections, one-party system
1992 Kenneth Matiba Ford-Asili
1997 Ignatius Ngenye Kariuki Safina
2002 Kembi Gitura NARC
2007 Barnabas Muturi Mwangi Sisi Kwa Sisi
2013 Irungu Kang'ata TNA

Locations and wards[edit]

Locations
Location Population*
Gaturi 34,020
Gikindu 13,648
Kahuhia 14,720
Mbiri 17,065
Mugoiri 31,508
Murarandia 30,733
Township 21,332
Weithaga 16,442
Total x
1999 census.[2]
Wards
Ward Registered Voters Local Authority
Central 4,194 Muranga municipality
Gaturi 15,330 Muranga county
Gikindu 5,525 Muranga county
Hospital 3,942 Muranga municipality
Kahuhia 7,221 Muranga county
Maragi 2,023 Muranga municipality
Mbiri Rural 5,675 Muranga county
Mugoiri 15,501 Muranga county
Mukuyu 3,336 Muranga municipality
Mumbi 2,584 Muranga municipality
Murarandia 15,755 Muranga county
Njoguini 2,073 Muranga municipality
Weithaga 8,044 Muranga county
Total 91,203
*September 2005.[3]

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