Nithi Constituency

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Nithi Constituency was a former electoral constituency in Kenya. It was the only constituency in the now defunct Meru South District (1992-2009). The constituency was established for the 1988 elections. It is among the few constituencies in Kenya that have embraced technology. More information on the constituency can be viewed on the constituencies official website

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1963 Philip Nyagah KANU
1969 Njue Mutua KANU
1974 Bernard Mate KANU
1979 Dr. James Kanyama KANU
1989 Njue Mutua (Kibanga) KANU
1992 Bernard Njoka Mutani DP
1997 Bernard Njoka Mutani DP
2000 Eustace Mbuba M. Nthiga KANU By-election
2002 Petkay Shen M’Nkiria NARC
2007 Japhet Kareke Mbiuki KANU

Locations and wards[edit]

Locations
Location Population*
Chogoria 18,515
Ganga 19,520
Gitareni 9,742
Gitinje 12,025
Itungururu 3,365
Kabuboni 5,310
Kajuki 7,562
Kamaindi 3,124
Kamwimbi 5,495
Karingani 19,182
Kiang'ondu 15,040
Kiera 11,178
Kithangani 4,539
Maara 13,728
Makuuni 9,571
Mitheru 17,421
Mugwe 11,653
Muiru 5,866
Murugi 16,482
Muthambi 9,464
Mutino 9,198
Mwonge 7,203
Rubate 4,604
Thuita 13,672
Total x
1999 census.[2]
Wards
Ward Registered Voters
Chogoria 4,719 Chogoria town
Kiraro 3,571 Chogoria town
Murugi East 3,890 Chogoria town
Murugi West 3,591 Chogoria town
Chuka east 3,575 Chuka municipality
Kiang'ondu 6,572 Chuka municipality
Mugirirwa East 2,517 Chuka municipality
Mugirirwa West 2,449 Chuka municipality
Muiru East 1,770 Chuka municipality
Ganga 8,155 Meru South county
Gitarene 3,708 Meru South county
Kajuki 5,965 Meru South county
Kamwimbi 3,512 Meru South county
Kiera 10,309 Meru South county
Kithangani / Mariani 3,628 Meru South county
Magumoni 9,667 Meru South county
Mitheru 7,212 Meru South county
Muiru West 2,279 Meru South county
Muthambi 9,035 Meru South county
Mwonge 7,762 Meru South county
Total 103,886
*September 2005.[3]

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