Gichugu Constituency

Gichugu Constituency is an electoral constituency 22 in Kenya. It is one of four constituencies in Kirinyaga County. 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
2013 Ejidius Njogu Barua TNA
2017 Robert Gichimu Githinji Jubilee Party
2022 Robert Gichimu Githinji UDA

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

Registered Voters per Ward

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]

View current Stats from [5]

Members of County Assembly (MCAs) 2022

Baragwi Incoming MCA: Dennis Karanja Njuki Outgoing MCA: David Mathenge
Kabare Incoming MCA:Sidney Irungu Gitari Outgoing MCA: Patrick Chomba
Karumandi Incoming MCA: Harrison Kariuki Bundi Outgoing MCA: Munene Roho safi
Kirima (Within Kabare Ward) John Ndwiga Bosco
Njuki-ini Incoming MCA: Mwai Njagi

Electoral history


2017 Kenyan general election in Gichugu Constituency[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Jubilee Robert Gichimu Githinji 68,521 92.28%
Independent Andrew Bundi Njogu 4,634 6.24%
PNU Dominic Ndwiga Ngure 1,100 1.48%
Majority 63,887 86.04%
Turnout 74,255
Jubilee gain from National Alliance


2013 Kenyan general election in Gichugu Constituency[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
National Alliance Ejidius Njogu Barua 24,839 41.38%
GNU Robert Gichimu Githinji 20,192 33.68%
Agano James Gachinga 9,088 15.14%
Others 5,897 9.83%
Majority 4,647 7.70%
Turnout 60,016
National Alliance gain from PNU


  1. ^ Center for Multiparty Democracy: Politics and Paliamenterians in Kenya 1944-2007
  2. ^ CDF allocation by sector and location (2003-6)[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Registered voters per polling station by electoral area/ward and constituency Archived September 29, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Civic Elections Results (2002)[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. Kenya. 2022 Voter Registration Data . IEBC.
  6. ^ a b "Gichugu". Retrieved 2022-08-10.

External links

  • Map of the constituency[permanent dead link]
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