Bonchari is one of the nine electoral constituencies in Kisii County. Bonchari constituency was established and elected its first Member of Parliament in the 1988 elections under the one-party system.
Wards in Bonchari Constituency?
How many wards are in Bonchari Constituency? It has four wards namely:
- Bomariba, and
Elected Members of Parliament in Bonchari Constituency
Every five years, Kenyans elect an MP in a general election. However, by-elections can be held in case the current MP dies or is unable to continue serving as MP.
Below are the elected MPS of Bonchari Constituency since it was formed in 1988:
|Elections||Member of Parliament||Party||Notes|
|1988||Protas Kebati Momanyi||KANU||One-party system.|
|1992||Protas Kebati Momanyi||KANU|
|1997||Zebedeo John Opore||KANU|
|2002||Zebedeo John Opore||Ford-People|
|2013||Zebedeo John Opore||Ford-people|
|2017||John Oroo Oyioka||ODM||Died in 2021|
|2022||Charles Onchoke||UPA||Current MP for Bonchari|
Kisii South Sub-county
Which sub-counties are in Bonchari constituency? There is only one subcounty in Bonchari, which shares a common boundary with the constituency. While constituencies elect an area MP, sub-counties are controlled by the County Public Service Board which appoints a sub-county administrator.