Kipkelion Constituency

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Kipkelion West 2017 Politics[edit]

Kipkelion West 2017 politics is set to take a pro-modern new dynamic. Historically, Kipkelion constituents are known for not re-electing any incumbent MP back to parliament. As such, the current Mp, Jackson Rop is set to face an uphill task in his bid for re-election in 2017. Mr. Rop will face off with several aspirants including Hillary Kosgei, Waiyat, Chebochok and Magerer.In a free and fair election it is quite clear that Rop will retain. in any case he looses, he will proceed to defend the sit on Independence and through his overwhelming support he is destined to win.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elections MP [2] Party Notes
1988 Richard Kipnge’no Koech KANU One-party system.
1990 W. K. Kikwai KANU By-election, one party system
1992 Daniel K. arap Tanui KANU
1997 Samuel K. A. Rotich KANU
2002 Sammy Kipkemoi Rutto KANU
2007 Kiprono Magerer Langat ODM
2013 Jackson Rop (tano tena) URP ((kipkelion west)) JAckson Limo ((Kipkelion East))

Locations and wards[edit]

Location Population*
Barsiele 5,020
Chepseon 12,895
Chilchila 10,312
Kamasia 12,700
Kapkoros 7,987
Kapseger 10,881
Kedowa 13,009
Kimugul 11,277
Kipchorian 8,242
Kipsegi 9,894
Kipsirichet 10,260
Kipteris 6,368
Kokwet 11,519
Kunyak 7,563
Lemotit 9,361
Lesirwa 5,413
Londiani 12,168
Masaita 10,237
Sogeet 8,755
Tendeno 6,526
Total x
1999 census.[3]
Ward Registered Voters Local Authority
Barsiele 4,097 Kipkelion town
Chesinende 4,645 Kipkelion town
Kimugul 3,717 Kipkelion town
Lesirwa 3,313 Kipkelion town
Kedowa 4,775 Londiani town
Kipsirichet 3,667 Londiani town
Londiani 4,825 Londiani town
Masaita / Tuiyobei 3,184 Londiani town
Cheboswa 5,751 Kipsigis county
Chilchila 3,349 Kipsigis county
Kamasian 6,281 Kipsigis county
Kapseger 3,284 Kipsigis county
Kipteres 2,231 Kipsigis county
Kokwet 3,500 Kipsigis county
Kunyak 4,487 Kipsigis county
Lemotit 2,580 Kipsigis county
Sorget 3,464 Kipsigis county
Tendeno 2,347 Kipsigis county
Total 69,497
*September 2005.[4]