Kericho County is one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya located in the South Rift of the Rift Valley. The County is about 256kms from Nairobi City.
The county is borders nine counties which include; Uasin Gishu County, Baringo County, Nandi County, Kisumu County, Nakuru County, Nyamira, Homa Bay County and Bomet County.
The Governor of Kericho County is H.E. Prof. Paul Kiprono Chepkwony while H.E Lily Chepngetich N’gok is the Deputy Governor.
Aaron Kipkirui Cheruiyot is the Senator if Kericho County while HON. Florence Chepng’etich Koskey is the Women Representative. Hon. Dominic Rono is the Speaker if the Kericho County National Assembly.
Kericho County has three hundred and seventy five thousand, six hundred and sixty eight registered voters (375,668) and seven hundred and eighty polling stations as per the two thousand and seventeen General Elections.
The County has 6 constituencies which includes;
It is Represented Hon. Sylvanus Maritim and it has six wards which include; Kapsoit, Ainamoi, Kipchebor, Kapkugerwet, Kipchimchim and Kapsaos
It is represented Hon. Nelson Koech. It has five wards which include; Waldai, Kabianga, Cheptororiet/Seretut, Chaik and Kapsurer
It is represented Hon. Japheth kiplangat mutai. It has seven wards which include; Kisiara, Tebesonik, Cheboin, Chemosot, Litein, Cheplanget and Kapkatet
Kipkelion East Constituency
It is Represented Hon. Kirui Joseph Limo. Kipkelion East has four wards which include; Londiani, Kedowa/Kimugul, Chepseon and Tendeno/Sorget
Kipkelion West Constituency
It is by Represented Hon. Hilary kiplang’at kosgei. It has four wards which include ; Kunyak, Kamasian, Kipkelliom and Chilchila
It is represented Hon. Benard kipsengeret koros. It has four wards which include; Sigowet, Kaplerlartet, Soliat and Soin