Elgeyo-Marakwet County is a county in the North of Rift Valley and it is known to produce Kenya’s finest athletes who have won huge titles. The county borders with 8 counties namely, t borders the counties of West Pokot to the north, Baringo County to the east, southeast and south, Uasin Gishu to the southwest and Trans Nzoia to the northwest. The County is divided into 4 Sub-Counties, namely Marakwet East, Marakwet West, Keiyo North and Keiyo South Sub Counties.
Elgeyo-Marakwet County is one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya located in the Rift Valley. Elgeyo-Marakwet County is situated in the Rift Valley Region.
The Governor of Elgeyo-Marakwet County is H.E. Eng. Alex Tolgos while H.E. Wisley Rotich is the Deputy Governor. The Senator of Elgeyo-Marakwet County is Hon. Onesmus Kipchumba Murkomen while Hon Jane Jepkorir Kiptoo Chebaibai is the Women Representative.
Honourable Philemon Kiplagat Sabulei is the Speaker of Elgeyo-Marakwet County Assembly.
Elgeyo-Marakwet County has one hundred and eighty thousand, six hundred and sixty four voters (180,664) and five hundred and twenty nine (529) polling stations as per the two thousand and seventeen (2017) General Elections.
The County has 4 constituencies which includes; Keiyo South Constituency
Hon. Daniel Kipkogei Rono is the current Baringo South Member of Parliament. Keiyo South Constituency has six wards which include; Kaptarakwa, Chepkorio Soy North, Soy South, Kabiemit and Metkei. It had 54,040 registered voters in the 2017 General Elections.
Marakwet East Constituency
Marakwet East Constituency is represented Hon. David Kangogo Bowen. It has four wards which include; Kapyego, Sambirir, Endo and Embobut / Embulot. The Constituency had 36,428 registered voters in the 2017 elections.
Marakwet West Constituency
The Member of Parliament of Marakwet West is Bon. William Kipkemoi Kisang. The Constituency has six wards which include; Kapsowar, Lelan, Sengwer, Cherang’any/Chebororwa, Moiben/Kuserwo and Arror. It had 48,819 voters in the 2017 General Elections.
Keiyo North Constituency
Hon. James Kipkosgei Murgor is the Keiyo North parliamentary representative. It has four wards which include ; Emsoo, Kamariny, Kapchemutwa and Tambach. It had 42,774 registered voters in the 2017 General Elections.