Kitui West Constituency

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Kitui West Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of eight constituencies in Kitui County. The constituency was established for the 1966 elections.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1966 Parmenas Nzilu Munyasia KANU
1969 Parmenas Nzilu Munyasia KANU One-party system
1974 Winnie Nyiva Mwendwa KANU One-party system
1979 Parmenas Nzilu Munyasia KANU One-party system
1983 Parmenas Nzilu Munyasia KANU One-party system.
1984 Kitili Maluki Mwendwa KANU By-election, One-party system. Mwendwa died in 1985 in traffic accident [2]
1986 Kyale Mwendwa KANU By-election, One-party system.
1988 Kyale Mwendwa KANU One-party system.
1992 Winnie Nyiva Mwendwa KANU
1997 Francis Mwanzia Nyenze KANU
2002 Winnie Nyiva Mwendwa NARC
2007 Charles Mutisya Nyamai NARC
2013 Francis Mwanzia Nyenze CORD


Ward Registered Voters Local Authority
Kalimani / Matinyani / Mutulu 8,215 Kitui municipality
Kithumula / Kauma 5,245 Kitui municipality
Kanyangi / Kiseuni 6,275 Kitui county
Katutu / Mutanda 4,395 Kitui county
Kivani / Kauwi 5,683 Kitui county
Kwa-Vonza 2,446 Kitui county
Kwa Mutonga / Kathivo 4,315 Kitui county
Musengo / Usiani 5,832 Kitui county
Mutonguni / Kakeani 8,672 Kitui county
Yatta / Nthongoni 7,240 Kitui county
Total 58,318
*September 2005.[3]


  1. ^ Center for Multiparty Democracy: Politics and Parliamentarians in Kenya 1944–2007
  2. ^ David Throup & Charles Hornsby: Multi-party Politics in Kenya James Currey Publishers, 1998 ISBN 0-85255-804-X
  3. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Registered voters per polling station by electoral area/ward and constituency