Constituencies of Kenya are used to elect members of the Kenyan parliament. In accordance with article 89 of the 2010 Constitution of Kenya, there are 290 constituencies, based on a formula where these constituencies were to be delineated based on population numbers. List of constituencies in Baringo County
Baringo County is one of the 47 Counties of Kenya. It is located in the former Rift Valley Province. Its headquarters and largest town is Kabarnet. The county is home to Lake Baringo. aringo bounded by Turkana County and West Pokot County to the North, Samburu County and Laikipia County to the East, Nakuru County and Kericho County to the South, Uasin Gishu County to the South West and Elgeyo Marakwet County to the West. It covers an area of 8,655 km2. Baringo County lies between Latitudes 00 degrees 13″ South and 1 degree 40″ north and Longitudes 35 degrees 36″ and 36″ degrees 30″ East. The county is occupied by the Tugens, Njemps, Lembus, Torois, Pokots, Turkanas, Kikuyus, Numbians, and others. Christianity is the most practiced religion in the county. Traditionally, Baringo people believed in a god Asis, who is represented by the sun; however, currently, most individuals in the county believe in Christianity. The well-known Christian denominations within Baringo County include the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK), African Inland Church (AIC), full gospel churches of kenya and Roman Catholic.
Kabarnet town hosts a number of university campuses including those of Baringo University, Mount Kenya University, Egerton University, and Kisii University.
Secondary schools include Kabarnet High School,solian girls, Baringo High School, Kapropita High School, and Kituro High School, Tabagon Girls, Pemwai Girls, Tenges Boys among others
There are six hundred and eighty seven primary schools, out of this 601 are public and 86 are private schools. In Secondary school category they are a total of one hundred and fifty nine (159) schools; one hundred and forty seven being public secondary schools and twelve being private public secondary schools
Administrative and Political Units
Baringo has six administrative sub-counties
- Baringo Central
- Baringo North
- Eldama Ravine
- Baringo South
- Eldama Ravine and Mogotio sub counties combined was formerly Koibatek District*
Administrative and Electoral Units in Baringo County
Baringo county has a total of thirty electoral wards and one hundred and sixteen electoral wards. The electoral wards is run by an elected member of county assemby where-areas location is led by Chief appointed.
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List of all constituencies in Baringo County
Tiaty is a constituency in Kenya. It is one of six constituencies in Baringo County
Baringo North Constituency,
Baringo North Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of six constituencies in Baringo County. The constituency was established for the 1963 elections. The constituency has ten wards, all electing councillors for the Baringo County Council.
Daniel arap Moi, who later became the Kenyan president, was the first Baringo North MP, but since the 1966 election represented the Baringo Central Constituency.
Baringo Central Constituency,
Baringo Central Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of six constituencies in Baringo County. The constituency was established for the 1966 elections.
Kabarnet is the largest town located within this constituency. Daniel arap Moi served as the MP from 1966 until his retirement in 2002. At the 1963 elections, he won the Baringo North Constituency seat. Daniel arap Moi was also the president of Kenya from 1978 to 2002. The current Baringo Central MP is Joshua Kandie of Maendeleo Chap chap, since August 2017.
Baringo South Constituency,
Baringo South is a constituency in Kenya. It is one of six constituencies in Baringo County.
Mogotio Constituency is an electoral constituency in Baringo County, Kenya. It is one of six constituencies in the county and was one of two constituencies of the former Koibatek District. It was established before the 1997 elections. There are 12 wards, all electing councillors for the Koibatek County Council
Eldama Ravine Constituency.
Eldama Ravine Constituency box number 336-20103 is an electoral constituency in Baringo County, Kenya. It is one of six constituencies in the county and was one of two constituencies of the former Koibatek District. The constituency was established for the 1997 elections.