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Political History of Dagoretti South Constituency

Political History of Dagoretti South Constituency


Dagoretti South Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of seventeen constituencies of Nairobi County. It is located to the west of Nairobi. The entire constituency is located within Nairobi County. The constituency was known as Nairobi West Constituency from 1963 to 1969, and Dagoretti Constituency from 1969 to 2012.

Before the general election of 2013, Dagoretti Constituency was divided, with the bulk of the southern parts forming Dagoretti South Constituency, and the rest was combined with part of Westlands Constituency to form Dagoretti North Constituency.

The area member of parliament is Dennis Kariuki Waweru.

Members of Parliament

Elections MP Party Notes
1963 Njoroge Mungai KANU
1969 Njoroge Mungai KANU One-party system
1974 Johnstone Muthiora KANU Muthiora died soon after elections, necessitating a by-election.
1975 Francis Kahende KANU By-Election, One-party system
1979 Njoroge Mungai KANU One-party system
1983 Clement Gachanja KANU One-party system
1988 Chris Kamuyu KANU One-party system
1992 Chris Kamuyu FORD-Asili
1997 Beth Wambui Mugo Social Democratic Party
2002 Beth Wambui Mugo NARC
2007 Beth Wambui Mugo Party of National Unity
2013 Dennis Kariuki Waweru TNA

Wards and Current MCA’s

Ward Population km2 County Assembly Representative
Mutu-ini 17,973 5 Martin Karanja Kingethu
Ngando 31,769 3.2 Peter Wahinya Kimuhu
Riruta 65,320 4.2 Samuel Ndungu Njoroge
Uthiru 32,575 7.9 John Waweru Kinuthia
Waithaka 31,054 5 Anthony Kiragu Karanja

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