Samburu County borders Baringo County to the west, Laikipia County to the South, lsiolo County to the East, Turkana County to the northwest and Marsabit County to the north. Lake Turkana borders at the northern tip between Turkana and Marsabit counties. It covers an area of 21,065.1Km2 according to the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census.
According to the 2019 Census, Samburu County population was 310,327 with a population density of 15 people per Km2 and a population growth rate of 2.1% per annum.
Main economic activities are tourism, nomadic pastoralism and commercial businesses.
Samburu County has three (3) constituencies divided into 15 electoral wards.
|Governor||MOSES LENOLKULA KASAINE|
|Senator||LELEGWE STEVE LTUMBESI|
|Women Representative||MAISON LESHOOMO|
Samburu East Constituency,
Samburu West Constituency
Samburu North Constituency
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|
|Constituency||No of Wards||Wards||Member of Parliament|
|Samburu West||5||Lodokejek,Suguta Marmar,Maralal,Loosuk,Poro||NAISULA LESUUDA|
|Samburu North||6||El-Barta,Nachola,Ndoto,Nyiro,Angata Nanyokie,Baawa||ALOIS MUSA LENTOIMAGA|
|Samburu East||4||Waso,Wamba West,Wamba East,Wamba North||LENTOI JONI L JACKSON LEKUMONTARE|
CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating (2015)
- Governor 64.4%
- Senator 53.2%
- Women’s Representative 63%
- Consolidated MCA’s 58.4%
CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating (2015)
- Samburu West Constituency 63.2%
- Samburu East Constituency 62.6%
- Samburu North Constituency 52.9%
CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating (2020)
- Governor 38.7%
- Senator 57.2%
- Women’s Representative 59.1%
- Consolidated MCA’s 46.8%
CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating (2020)
- Samburu West Constituency 57.5%
- Samburu East Constituency 58%
- Samburu North Constituency 47.3%