Kandara Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of seven constituencies in Muranga County. It was one of three constituencies in the former Maragua District, Central Province. The constituency was established for the 1963 elections.

Members of Parliament

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1963 Bildad Kaggia KANU One-party system
1966 Thaddeo Mwaura KANU One-party system
1969 George Ndung’u Mwicigi KANU One-party system
1974 George Ndung’u Mwicigi KANU One-party system
1979 George Ndung’u Mwicigi KANU One-party system
1980 David Ngethe Waweru KANU By-election, One-party system.
1983 George Ndung’u Mwicigi KANU One-party system.
1988 Wilfred Mburu Kimani KANU One-party system.
1992 Gacuru wa Karenge Ford-Asili
1997 Joshua Ngugi Toro Democratic Party
2002 Joshua Ngugi Toro NARC
2007 James Maina Kamau PNU 10th Parliament of Kenya
2013 Alice Muthoni Wahome TNA 11th Parliament of Kenya
2017 Alice Muthoni Wahome JUBILEE 12th Parliament of Kenya
2022 Alice Muthoni Wahome UDA 13th Parliament of Kenya


Ward Registered Voters Local authority
Ng'araria 12,391 Muranga county
Muruka 15,095 Muranga county
Kagundu-ini 18,237 Muranga county
Ithiru 16,703 Muranga county
Gaichanjiru 15,616 Muranga county
Ruchu 20,591 Muranga county
Total 98,633
*September 2017,[2]