Rehoboth Rural

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Rehoboth Rural is a constituency in the Hardap region of Namibia. It has a population of 7365.[1] Among the settlements in Rehoboth Rural are Klein Aub, Khauxas, and Schlip.

Politics[edit]

Presidential elections 2009[edit]

In the 2009 presidential elections, 2,512 residents cast a ballot. Katuutire Kaura of the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA) won the constituency with 1,114 total votes (44.3%). Behind Kaura were Frans Migub ǀGoagoseb of the Namibian Democratic Movement for Change (674 votes or 26.8%) and Hidipo Hamutenya of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) placed 3rd with 332 votes (13.2%). Incumbent President, SWAPO candidate and winner of 75.1% of all votes nationally Hifikepunye Pohamba received only 19 votes for less than 1% of the total vote in the constituency; it was the only constituency in the country which gave Pohamba less than 900 votes.[2]

Regional elections 2015[edit]

The 2015 regional elections were won by Riaan Charled McNab of Swapo with 1,113 votes. Petrus Johannes Mouton of the United People's Movement (UPM) came second with 389 votes, followed by Norbet Ralph Ludwig (RDP, 202 votes) and Sameul Benjamin de Groot (DTA, 141 votes).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Namibia Constituencies". www.statoids.com. Retrieved 2008-06-08. 
  2. ^ 2009 Presidential Election Results Election Watch Namibia
  3. ^ "Regional Council Election Results 2015" (PDF). Electoral Commission of Namibia. 3 December 2015. p. 4. 

Coordinates: 23°19′S 17°5′E / 23.317°S 17.083°E / -23.317; 17.083