for the Parliament of Kenya
CountyNairobi City
Area7.20 km2 (2.8 sq mi)
Current constituency
Number of membersOne
Member of ParliamentTom Kajwang'
Created fromKasarani

Ruaraka Constituency is an electoral constituency located in Nairobi County, Kenya. It is one of seventeen constituencies in the County. The constituency has a population of 192,620 and covers an area of 7.20 km².[1] It was formed for the 2013 election following proposals by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission which sought to ease political tensions during elections.[2] Ruaraka Constituency was formerly part of Kasarani Constituency. The whole constituency forms part of the Kasarani Sub-county.

Locations and wards

There are five wards in Ruaraka. The population statistics given below are as of 2009.[1]

Ward Population km2
Babadogo 30,741 1.95
Utalii 36,275 1.90
Mathare North 53,658 0.50
Lucky Summer 30,000 1.95
Korogocho 41,946 0.90

Members of Parliament

Elections MP Party Notes
2013 Thomas Joseph Kajwang ODM 2007 Elizabeth Ongoro

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  1. ^ a b "Ruaraka Constituency". InfotrackEA. InfotrackEA. Archived from the original on 5 May 2016. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  2. ^ Gekara, Emeka Mayaka; Muiruri, Billy. "Proposed boundaries could heal rifts". Daily Nation. Nation Media Group. Retrieved 16 April 2016.