West Pokot County
West Pokot County
West Pokot County is located in the Rift Valley and borders Turkana County to the North, Baringo County to the East, Elgeyo Marakwet County and Trans Nzoia County to the South and Uganda to the West. It covers an area of 9,123.2Km2.
According to the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census the population was 621,241 with a population density of 68 people per Km2and an annual growth rate of 3.1%.
Agriculture is the major economic activity and backbone of West Pokot County. Major agricultural food crops grown are maize, potatoes and onions while cash crops are pyrethrum, coffee and tea.
West Pokot County has four (4) constituencies divided into 20 electoral wards. Kapenguria and Kacheliba Constituencies have 6 wards each while Sigor and Pokot South Constituencies have 4 wards each.
|Governor||LONYANG’APUO JOHN KROP|
|Senator||POGHISIO SAMUEL LOSURON|
|Women Representative||LILIAN CHEPTOO TOMITOM|
Pokot South 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|
|Pokot South||4||Chepareria,Batei,Lelan,Tapach||LOSIAKOU DAVID PKOSING|
CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating (2015)
- Governor 72.5%
- Senator 74.5%
- Women’s Representative 54.3%
- Consolidated MCA’s 61.8%
CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating (2015)
- Pokot South Constituency 67.4%
- Sigor Constituency 66.4%
- Kapenguria Constituency 63.2%
- Kacheliba Constituency 61.8%
CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating (2020)
- Governor 64.2%
- Senator 52.1%
- Women’s Representative 51.2%
- Consolidated MCA’s 48.5%
CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating (2020)
- Pokot South Constituency 68.2%
- Sigor Constituency 68.5%
- Kapenguria Constituency 60.4%
- Kacheliba Constituency 50.3%