Okakarara Constituency

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Okakarara Constituency (yellow) in the Otjozondjupa Region (dark grey)

Okakarara Constituency is an electoral constituency in the Otjozondjupa Region of Namibia. It has 21,336 inhabitants[1] and consists of the town of Okakarara and the surrounding rural area.

Politics[edit]

Okakarara is one of the few Namibian constituencies that are not dominated by the SWAPO Party.[2] The 2015 regional election was won by Vetaruhe Kandorozu of the National Unity Democratic Organisation (NUDO) with 3,628 votes, followed by Jonathan Tjakuva (SWAPO) with 2,126 votes and Abdal Mutjavikua of the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA) with 1,702 votes. Mujazu Urika of the South West Africa National Union (SWANU) also ran and gained 100 votes.[3]

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Coordinates: 20°35′S 17°26′E / 20.583°S 17.433°E / -20.583; 17.433