Mbeere North Constituency

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Mbeere North Constituency is a electoral constituency in Embu County, Kenya. It was formerly known as Siakago Constituency, one of two constituencies of the former Mbeere District. It has five wards, all of which elected councillors for the Mbeere County Council.

The constituency was established for the 1988 elections from the bigger Embu East Constituency, which was divided to Runyenjes and Siakago constituencies.

Silvester Mate, the first Siakago MP, was the last Embu East MP winning the seat in 1983.[1]

Siakago town, the former district capital, is located within Nthawa location in this constituency.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1988 Silvester Mate KANU One-party system.
1992 Gerald Ireri Ndwiga KNC Ndwiga defected to KANU in 1995 and won a subsequent by-election.
1997 Silas M’Njamiu Ita DP Ita died in 1999 [2]
1999 Justin Bedan Njoka Muturi KANU By-elections
2002 Justin Bedan Njoka Muturi NARC
2007 Kivuti Maxwell Safina
2013 Muriuki Njagagua Alliance Party of Kenya (APK) General Elections, 2013

Locations and wards[edit]

Locations
Location Population*
Gituburi 8,005
Ishiara 13,575
Kanyuambora 11,658
Kiangombe 8,294
Muminji 8,390
Mutitu 7,040
Ndurumori 9,750
Nthawa 16,892
Total x
1999 census.[3]
Wards
Ward Registered Voters
Ishiara 4,685
Kanyuambora 4,812
Kiang'ombe 6,844
Muminji 5,883
Nthawa 9,808
Total 32,032
*September 2005.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Center for Multiparty Democracy: Politics and Parliamentarians in Kenya 1944–2007 Archived October 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Daily Nation, April 22, 1999: Siakago MP dies in hospital
  3. ^ information.go.ke: CDF allocation by sector and location (2003-6)
  4. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Registered voters per polling station by electoral area/ward and constituency Archived September 29, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.

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