In 2013 Kabogo contested and won the Kiambu Gubernatorial Elections to become the 1st Governor of Kiambu County.
He however lost the seat to Ferdinand Waititu after losing the Jubilee Party ticket in the party primaries.
Kabogo ran aas for the August 8, 2017 poll as an independent candidate but would declare his loss way before the final tally was announced.
Since then Kabogo has been engaging in personal business and commenting on topical issues in the country.
Why Kabogo lost Kiambu Governor seat
As Governor he was credited with setting up some of the best hospitals built by Governors across the country.
A vocal supporter of President Uhuru, he is also credited for providing piped water and road infrastructure in sub counties that lacked the commodity in the past.
According to a section of Kiambu residents, Kabogo lost his seat despite having a very good development record because of his perceived hotheadedness.
The governor was also accused of insulting some of his electorate an allegation he vehemently denies.
It is also said that he was proving to be too strong a politician in the Mt Kenya region especially as President Uhuru Kenyatta heads to retirement after his second term in 2022.
The former Governor was at one time quoted saying he could also vie for President in the future.
It is not however clear whether Kabogo will seek to clinch back the Kiambu Governor seat or vie for a different seat as he has steered off this topic in media interviews.