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The County Assembly of Kisumu has 49 representatives, 35 elected from the County Assembly Wards and 14 nominated members.

The Kisumu County Assembly is established as in Article 176 of the Constitution establishes the County Assembly which shall consist of members elected by the registered voters of the wards; each ward constituting a single member constituency, on the same day as a general election of Members of Parliament.

Kisumu County Assembly Background

The Kisumu County Assembly consists of members elected by the registered voters of the wards, each ward constituting a single member constituency.

The representatives of these Wards are elected on the same day as a general election of Members of Parliament. The general election is held on the second Tuesday in August, after every five (5) years.

A number of special seat members are also included to ensure that no more than two-thirds of the membership of the assembly are of the same gender. These special seats are to be given to members of marginalized groups, including persons with disabilities and the youth, prescribed by an Act of Parliament; and the Speaker, who is an ex-officio member.

Areas Represented

Kisumu County has seven (7) constituencies and the County Assembly Wards in these constituencies are the ones represented in the County Assembly Wards of Kisumu.

Kisumu County

County No:

 042

Area:

 2,009.50 Sq Km

Population:

 968,909 (2009 National Census)

No. of Constituencies:

 7

No. of County Assembly Wards:

 35

 

Constituencies

No.

Name

Population

Area (Km2)

1

0238

Kisumu East

150,124

135.90

2

0239

Kisumu West

131,246

212.90

3

0240

Kisumu Central

168,892

32.70

4

0241

Seme

98,805

190.20

5

0242

Nyando

141,037

413.20

6

0243

Muhoroni

145,764

667.30

7

0244

Nyakach

133,041

357.30

Source: Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). All data is as of 2009 National Census.

County Assembly Wards

The data in the following represents the information from every county assembly ward in the following Kisumu County Constituencies.

Kisumu EastKisumu WestKisumu CentralSemeMuhoroniNyakach and Nyando.

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The County Assembly of Kisumu has 49 representatives, 35 elected from the County Assembly Wards and 14 nominated members.

The Kisumu County Assembly is established as in Article 176 of the Constitution establishes the County Assembly which shall consist of members elected by the registered voters of the wards.

 

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