By exploring the updated list of Senators in Kenya and their party affiliations, we can better understand the political landscape and the individuals entrusted with representing their counties nationally.
The Senate of Kenya is an important institution in the country’s political system, representing the counties’ interests and ensuring effective national governance. As of 2023, the composition of the Senate has changed, reflecting the dynamic nature of Kenya’s political landscape.
This article presents an updated list of Senators in Kenya. It provides information about their respective political parties, highlighting the diversity of representation in the upper house of the Kenyan Parliament.
Duties of Senators in Kenya
The Senate is responsible for safeguarding devolution, overseeing the implementation of policies, and ensuring equitable resource allocation among the counties. Senators play a crucial role in formulating legislation, providing checks and balances, and promoting the interests of their constituents.
Updated List of Senators in Kenya (2023) and Their Parties
The list of Senators provides an insight into the current political affiliations that shape the decision-making process in the Senate. Understanding the party composition in the Senate helps to assess the balance of power, potential alliances, and the overall dynamics of the legislative environment.
Elected Senators in Kenya and Their Parties (2023)
The table below provides an overview of the current elected senators in Kenya and their parties.
|1||Sifuna Edwin Watenya||Nairobi||ODM|
|2||Dr Khalwale Boni||Kakamega||UDA|
|3||Justice Stewart Madzayo||Kilifi||ODM|
|4||Boy Issa Juma||Kwale||ODM|
|5||Cherarkey Samson K||Nandi||UDA|
|6||Cheruiyot Aaron Kipkirui||Kericho||UDA|
|7||Chesang Allan Kiprotich||Trans Nzoia||UDA|
|8||Chute Mohamed Said||Marsabit||UDA|
|9||David Wakoli Wafula||Bungoma||(Ford K)|
|10||Dullo Fatuma Adan||Isiolo||JP|
|11||Ekomwa James Lomenen||Turkana||JP|
|12||Faki Mohamed Mwinyihaji||Mombasa||ODM|
|13||Haji Abdul Mohammed||Garissa||JP|
|15||Kajwang’ Moses Otieno||Homa Bay||ODM|
|16||Kamau Joseph Githuku||Lamu||JP|
|17||Karungo Paul Thangwa||Kiambu||UDA|
|18||Keroche Tabitha Karanja||Nakuru||UDA|
|19||Kipkiror William Cheptumo||Baringo||UDA|
|20||Kiplagat Jackson Mandago||Uasin Gishu||UDA|
|21||Kisang William Kipkemoi||Elgeyo Marakwet||UDA|
|22||Lelegwe Steve Ltumbesi||Samburu||UDA|
|23||Maanzo Daniel Kitonga||Makueni||WDM|
|24||Methu John Muhia||Nyandarua||UDA|
|25||Mogeni Erick Okongo||Nyamira||ODM|
|26||Mohamed Abass Sheikh||Wajir||UDM|
|27||Mungatana Danson Buya||Tana River||UDA|
|28||Munyi Alexander Mundigi||Embu||DP|
|29||Murango James Kamau||Kirinyaga||UDA|
|31||Muthama Agnes Kavindu||Machakos||WDM|
|32||Mwaruma Johnes M||Taita Taveta||ODM|
|33||Mwenda Gataya Mo Fire||Tharaka Nithi||UDA|
|34||Nderitu John Kinyua||Laikipia||UDA|
|36||Oketch Eddy Gicheru||Migori||ODM|
|37||Okoiti Andrew Omtatah||Busia||NRA|
|39||Onyonka Richard Momoima||Kisii||ODM|
|40||Osotsi Godfrey Atieno||Vihiga||ODM|
|41||Tom Odhiambo Ojienda||Kisumu||ODM|
|42||Recha Julius Murgor||West Pokot||UDA|
|43||Roba Ali Ibrahim||Mandera||UDM|
|44||Seki Lenku Ole Kanar||Kajiado||UDA|
|45||Hillary Kiprotich Sigei||Bomet||UDA|
|47||Wambua Enoch Kiio||Kitui||WDM|
Nominated Senators in Kenya and Their Parties (2023)
In addition to elected senators, nominated senators in Kenya further enriches the country’s political representation. As of 2023, these nominated senators, belonging to different political parties, play a vital role in the legislative arena.
The list below highlights the current roster of nominated senators in Kenya and their respective political parties. It underscores the diverse perspectives and voices contributing to the nation’s governance and decision-making process.
- Abdalla Shakilla Mohamed: WDM
- Beatrice Akinyi Ogolla: ODM
- Beth Kalunda Syengo: ODM
- Betty Batuli Montet: ODM
- Catherine Muyeka Mumma: ODM
- Chimera Raphael Mwinzago: UDA
- Crystal Asige: ODM
- Esther Anyieni Okenyuri: UDA
- George Mungai Mbugua: UDA
- Gloria Orwoba: UDA
- Hamida Ali Kibwana: ODM
- Hezena M Lemaletian: ODM
- Joyce Chepkoech Korir: UDA
- Miraj Abdillahi Abdulrahman: UDA
- Mutinda Maureen Tabitha: UDA
- Nyamu Karen Njeri: UDA
- Omar Mariam Sheikh: UDM
- Pesi Peris Tobiko: UDA
- Prof Margaret Jepkoech Kamar: JP
- Veronica Waheti Nduati: UDA
So there you have it, the elected and nominated senators in Kenya and the parties they belong to in 2023. We can see diverse political affiliations, ranging from ODM to UDA, Jubilee Party to UDM, and even WDM. These senators play a vital role in representing their constituents’ interests and shaping the legislative landscape of the country.
With different parties at the table, it ensures a healthy democratic process where various perspectives are considered. As Kenya progresses, the collaboration and dynamics among these elected senators and their parties will significantly influence the nation’s governance and decision-making.
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