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Emuhaya Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of five constituencies in Vihiga County, in the former Western Province. The constituency was established for the 1963 elections.

The constituency was represented by Kenneth Marende of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) before he was elected as the Speaker of the National Assembly in January 2008. Wilbur Ottichilo became the representative in a by-election in 2008. In 2013 the constituency was split into two, Emuhaya and Luanda.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1963 Edward Eric Khasakhala KADU
1969 Wilson Mukuna KANU One-party system
1974 Wilson Mukuna KANU One-party system
1979 Edward Eric Khasakhalaa KANU One-party system
1983 Edward Eric Khasakhala KANU One-party system
1988 Samuel Muhanji KANU One-party system
1989 Sande Mukuna KANU By-elections, one-party system
1992 Sheldon Muchilwa KANU
1997 Sheldon Muchilwa KANU
2002 Kenneth Marende NARC
2007 Kenneth Marende ODM Marende was elected as the speaker of parliament, vacating the MP seat
2008 Wilber Otichilo ODM By-elections


Ward Registered voters Local authority
Central Bunyore 10,256 Vihiga county
Emabungo 7,016 Luanda town
Emuhaya North 13,975 Vihiga county
Luanda 8,593 Luanda town
Luanda South 5,418 Vihiga county
Mukhalakhala 6,033 Luanda town
Mwibona 4,305 Luanda town
Wemilabi 9,232 Luanda town
West Bunyore 6,234 Vihiga county
Total 71,062
*September 2005.[2]


  1. ^ Center for Multiparty Democracy: Politics and Parliamentarians in Kenya 1944–2007 Archived October 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Registered voters per polling station by electoral area/ward and constituency Archived September 29, 2007, at the Wayback Machine