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Gichugu Constituency

Gichugu Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of four constituencies in Kirinyaga District, Central Province. The constituency was established for the 1963 elections. Between 1966 and 1983 elections it was known as Kirinyaga East Constituency.

Members of Parliament

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1963 Kimamu Njiru Gichoya KANU One-party system
1966 Bernard Kathanga KANU One-party system
1969 Kimamu Njiru Gichoya KANU One-party system
1974 Nahashon Njunu Njuno KANU One-party system
1979 Nahashon Njunu Njuno KANU One-party system
1983 Nahashon Njunu Njuno KANU One-party system.
1988 Godfrey Karekia Kareithi KANU One-party system.
1992 Martha Karua Democratic Party
1997 Martha Karua Democratic Party
2002 Martha Karua NARC
2007 Martha Karua PNU

Locations and wards

Location Population[2]
Baragwi 21,711
Kabare 16,392
Karumandi 26,898
Kirima 23,696
Ngariama 20,253
Njukini 26,266
Total x
Ward Registered Voters Local authority
Baragwi 9,697 Kirinyaga county
Kabare 6,867 Kirinyaga county
Karumandi 13,248 Kirinyaga county
Kirima 11,658 Kirinyaga county
Kutus Central 1,795 Kerugoya/Kutus municipality
Ngariama 10,251 Kirinyaga county
Njuki-ini 10,747 Kirinyaga county
Total 64,263
*September 2005,[3][4]


External links

  • Map of the constituency

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