Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 establishes the County Assembly which shall consist of Members elected by the registered voters of the wards; each ward constituting a single Member constituency, on the same day as a general election of Members of Parliament, being the second Tuesday in August, in every fifth year.
Tharaka Nithi County Assembly consists of twenty (20) Members, who include fifteen (15) Ward Representatives, each elected by registered voters of the wards. Five (5) Members are nominated by political parties according to their proportional representation in the County Assembly to represent special interests including persons with disabilities, minorities, women & gender and the youth. In Tharaka Nithi, there are two (2) dominant parties through which the five (5) Members were nominated.
The major economic activities include tea and coffee planting, subsistence crop farming, subsistence dairy farming and keeping of other livestock such as goats and sheep.
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