Rehoboth Urban West

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Rehoboth Urban West is an electoral constituency in the Hardap region of Namibia, comprising the suburbs of Rehoboth that are situated to the west of the national road B1. It has a population of 9201.[1]

Politics[edit]

The 2015 regional elections were won by Laurena Wilhelmina Christ of the United People's Movement (UPM) with 1,975 votes. No other constituency in Hardap Region was won by an opposition candidate.[2] Previous councillor and Namibia's Deputy Minister of Lands and Resettlement Theo Diergaardt[3] of the ruling Swapo party came second with 1,479 votes, followed by Marthinus Christiaan Kotze of the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA, 159 votes).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Constituencies of Namibia, 2004
  2. ^ Menges, Werner (29 November 2015). "Mixed results for opposition in regional polls". The Namibian. 
  3. ^ "Hon. Theo Diergaardt - Short biography". Government of Namibia, Ministry of Lands and Resettlement. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Regional Council Election Results 2015" (PDF). Electoral Commission of Namibia. 3 December 2015. p. 5. 

Coordinates: 23°19′00″S 17°04′54″E / 23.31667°S 17.08167°E / -23.31667; 17.08167