Elgeyo Marakwet County

 

Elgeyo Marakwet County

Elgeyo  Marakwet County is located in the Rift Valley and borders West Pokot to the North, Baringo to the East, South East and South,Uasin Gishu to the South West and West, and Trans Nzoia to the North West. It covers an area of 3,032Km2.

According to the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census the population is 454,480 with a population density of 150 people per Km2and an annual growth rate of 2.8%.

The main Economic activities include livestock and subsistence farming, fluorspar mining and small business. It is endowed with arable land, waters from River Kerio and Fluorspar at Kimwarer.

Elgeyo Marakwet County has four (4) constituencies divided into 20 electoral wards.

 

Representatives
Governor ALEX TANUI TOLGOS
Senator KIPCHUMBA MURKOMEN
Women Representative CHEBAIBAI JANE JEPKORIR KIPTOO
Constituencies

Marakwet East

Marakwet West

Keiyo North

Keiyo South

A sample of 600 and a margin of error of ±4% was used.
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Ward Adult Population per Ward Sample per Ward
Kapyego                          10,508 28
Sambirir                          13,297 35
Endo                          13,318 35
Embobut/ Embulot                          11,389 30
Lelan                          12,389 33
Sengwer                          11,645 31
Cherangany/ Chebororwa                          11,195 29
Moiben/ Kuserwo                          11,875 31
Kapsowar                          15,662 41
Arror                            3,997 11
Kamariny                          15,436 41
Emsoo                            5,915 16
Tambach                            9,814 26
Kapchemutwa                          14,247 38
Kaptarakwa                          11,747 31
Chepkorio                          14,384 38
Soy North                            8,906 23
Soy South                          12,549 33
Kabiemit                          11,686 31
Metkei                            7,975 21
                       227,933 600
Constituency No of Wards Wards Member of Parliament
Marakwet East 4 Kapyego,Sambirir,Endo,Embobut / Embulot David Kangongo Bowen
Marakwet West 6 Kapsowar,Lelan,Sengwer,Cherang’any/Chebororwa,Moiben/Kuserwo,Arror William Kipkemoi Kisang
Keiyo North 4 Emsoo,Kamariny,Kapchemutwa,Tambach James Kipkosgei Murgor
Keiyo South 6 Kaptarakwa,Chepkorio,Soy North,Soy South,Kabiemit,Metkei Daniel Kipkogei Rono

CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating(2015)

  • Governor 65.4%
  • Senator 64.3%
  • Women’s Representative 53.6%
  • Consolidated MCA’s 59.3%

CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating(2020)

  • Governor 59.1%
  • Senator 58.8%
  • Women’s Representative 45.7%
  • Consolidated MCA’S 50.4%

CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating(2015)

  • Keiyo South Constituency 74.1%
  • Keiyo North Constituency 60.8%
  • Marakwet West Constituency 60.3%
  • Marakwet East Constituency 57.1%

CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating(2020)

  • Keiyo South Constituency 43.7%
  • Keiyo North Constituency 53.1%
  • Marakwet West Constituency 55.8%
  • Marakwet East Constituency 51.0%
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