County

Nandi
Location: Located in Rift Valley
Population: 752,965
Governor Candidates: 7
Senator Candidates: 4
Women Reps: 5
County Reps: 0
LOCATION

Location: Located in Rift Valley, it borders Uasin Gishu County to the North, Kakamega and Vihiga Counties to the West, Kisumu County to the South, Kericho County to the South-East and Baringo County to the East.

Area (Km 2): 2,884  Km 2

Nandi County

POPULATION

Population: 752,965

Population Density: 261 people per Km 2

Government

County Capital: Kapsabet

Number of Constituencies: 4 (Aldai, Emgwen, Mosop, Tinderet)

Voting History:

1992:        KANU
1997:        KANU
2002:        KANU
2007:        ODM

Voter Turnout:

Highest:    82% (1992 Elections)
Lowest:        63% (2002 Elections)

Economics

Poverty Level: 47.4 %

Resources: Arable Land

Main Economic Activities/industries: Agriculture

CRA Allocation: 2,340,211,681

Education

Number of Institutions: Primary (443), Secondary (80)

Health

Health Facilities: 57; Hospitals (3), Dispensaries (45), Health Centres (9)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:94,000

Potential
  • It is a sports destination with the county holding safari rallies, golf tournaments and athletics tournaments. This could be developed further.
  • Popular of its vast tea estates.
  • Home of  world renown and upcoming athletes 
  • Nandi Hills make for great Tourism Attraction site
Challenges
  • Residents are faces with land issues -> lack of title deeds
  • Few Training facilities for athletes and existing ones in bad taste.

Candidates

  • Ernest Saina.
  • Judah Arap Bett
    Judah Arap Bett.
  • Julius Mahindi.
  • Gideon Too.
  • Dr.Cleophas Lagat.
  • Seronei Chelulei Cheison
    Dr. Seronei Chelulei Cheison.
  • Joseph Lagat.
  • Ernest Saina.
  • Judah Arap Bett
    Judah Arap Bett.
  • Julius Mahindi.
  • Gideon Too.
  • Dr.Cleophas Lagat.
  • Seronei Chelulei Cheison
    Dr. Seronei Chelulei Cheison.
  • Joseph Lagat.

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