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 Nyenze KANU
2002 Winnie Nyiva Mwendwa NARC
2007 Charles Mutisya Nyamai NARC
2013 Francis Nyenze WDM-K
2017 Francis Nyenze WDM-K Nyenze died on December 6, 2017 barely three months after being sworn in for another term. He had battled colon cancer for almost a decade.


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 Archived 2008-02-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  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 Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine.