West Mugirango Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of four constituencies of Nyamira County. The constituency was established for the 1966 elections from what was a larger North Mugirango Constituency.

Members of Parliament

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1966 Thomas Mong'are KANU One-party system
1966 Joseph Osero KANU By-election. One-party system
1969 George Justus Morara KANU One-party system
1970 Benson Kegoro Ogero KANU By-election. One-party system
1974 Sospeter O. Mageto KANU One-party system
1979 Benson Kegoro Ogero KANU One-party system
1983 David Anasi Onyancha KANU One-party system.
1988 David Anasi Onyancha KANU One-party system.
1992 Henry Onyancha Obwocha Ford-Kenya multi-party system
1997 Henry Onyancha Obwocha Ford-Kenya multi-party system
2002 Henry Onyancha Obwocha Ford-People multi-party system
2007 James Ondicho Gesami ODM multi-party system
2013 James Ondicho Gesami ODM multi-party system
2017 Vincent Kemosi Mogaka FORD-K multi-party system
2022 Mogaka Stephen M Jubilee Party multi-party system

Wards

Prior to 2013, West Mugirango Constituency had twelve wards: Kebirigo, Nyamira, Rangenyo, Sironga, part of Bogichora, part of Bonyamatuta, Gesiaga, Keera, Miruka-Nyamaiya, Motagara and Sironga.[2] However, ward boundaries and some of the names were revised to five, namely: Bogichora, Bonyamatuta, Bosamaro, Nyamaiya and Township.[3]

Nyamira South Sub-county

Nyamira South Sub-county shares common boundaries with West Mugirango Constituency. The Sub-county is headed by the sub-county administrator, appointed by a County Public Service Board.[4]

References

  1. ^ Center for Multiparty Democracy: Politics and Parliamentarians in Kenya 1944–2007
  2. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Registered voters per polling station by electoral area/ward and constituency Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "COUNTY WARDS". County Assembly of Nyamira. Retrieved 8 November 2022.
  4. ^ "County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012" (PDF). Law Society of Kenya. p. 39. Retrieved 4 November 2022.