Kisumu Rural Constituency was a former electoral constituency in Kenya. It was one of three constituencies of Kisumu District. The constituency was established for the 1963 elections. The constituency had eight wards, all of which elected councillors for Kisumu County Council.

The constituency used to be represented by Robert Ouko. For the 1988 elections he moved to Kisumu Town Constituency (later split to Kisumu Town West and Kisumu Town East Constituencies).

Ouko was later assassinated in February 1990.

Members of Parliament

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1963 Tom Okelo Odongo KPU
1969 William Ndolo Ayah KANU One-party system
1974 Wycliffe Onyango Ayoki KANU One-party system
1979 Robert Ouko KANU One-party system
1983 Robert Ouko KANU One-party system.
1988 Wilson Ndolo Ayah KANU One-party system.
1992 Peter Anyang' Nyong'o Ford-K
1997 Winston Ochoro Ayoki NDP
2002 Peter Anyang' Nyong'o NARC
2007 Peter Anyang' Nyong'o ODM

Locations and wards

Location Population*
East Seme 15,698
North Central Seme 16,398
North West Kisumu 23,144
Otwenya 15,759
South Central Seme 23,057
South West Seme 15,671
West Kisumu 20,547
West Seme 14,100
Total x
1999 census.[2]
Ward Registered Voters
East Seme 4,706
North Central Seme 4,997
North West Kisumu 5,779
Otwenya 4,723
South Central Seme 6,898
South West Seme 5,187
West Kisumu 6,130
West Seme 4,489
Total 42,909
*September 2005.[3]