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The 1995 General Elections in Tanzania

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Published by Mkuki na Nyota Publ. .
Written in English


  • Elections & referenda,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Africa - Central,
  • Africa - East,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • History / Africa / East,
  • History : Africa - Central,
  • Political Science : Political Process - Elections,
  • General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsTanzania Election Monitoring Committee (Editor), G.D. Mjema (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13214433M
ISBN 109976973608
ISBN 109789976973600

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Tanzanian general election. General elections were held in Tanzania on 29 October and 29 November They were the first multi-party general elections after the lifting of the ban on political parties other than Chama Cha Mapinduzi in Nevertheless, the CCM retained its control of the country, with its candidate Benjamin Mkapa winning the presidential election, and the party winning . ch. 4. The role of the media in the transition to multiparty politics and the general elections / Nestor N. Luanda; ch. presidential elections / Ngila Mwase & Mary Raphael; ch. 6. The position and role of the presidency in Tanzania . Review of "The General Elections in Tanzania: report of the Tanzanian election monitoring committee (TEMCO)" Publication Type: Review: Year of Publication: Authors: J.K. van Donge: Secondary Title: The journal of modern African studies: a quarterly survey of politics, economics and related topics in contemporary Africa: Volume: The total cost of the elections was Tanzanian shilli5billion (The US$ was equivalent to around Tshs. ). The same 13 political parties registered for the municipal elections (see Local Government Multiparty Elections) contested the general elections. The elections had constituencies on the mainland and 50 from Zanzibar for a total of seats.

Multiparty Democracy in Transition: Tanzania's General Elections Samuel S. Mushi, Rwekaza Sympho Mukandala Tanzania Election Monitoring Committee (TEMCO), - Political Science - pages Abstract After thirty years of one-party rule, Tanzania changed to a . The elections were therefore held at a time when the country was undergoing triple transitions, in the political, economic and social spheres. Thirteen political parties participated in the by: 9. in the last local government elections in , more men ( per cent) than women ( per cent) turned out to vote. The Citizen Survey does indicate that there was more enthusiasm for general elections than for local government elections. For example, per cent said they voted in the last general elections compared toFile Size: KB. Tanzania: The General Elections Extracted from: "Tanzania" IN Compendium of Elections in Southern Africa (), edited by Tom Lodge, Denis Kadima and David Pottie, EISA, The 29 October general elections were held for the presidency, the National Assembly and local government councils.

Tanzanian democratization. No strong opposition has emerged. In the parliamentary elections CCM won nearly 80% of the seats while it won close to 88 % of the seats in the elections (Ewald ). In the same way, CCM president Mkapa who is now in his second and thus last term in office has won the presidential elections with a large. The Political Elections in Tanzania categorized in the local Government and National level. The local Government is titled for electing Streets or Villages Chairman's and The National Level is referred to as General Election for electing the head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people around the Country of the United Republic of Tanzania. The Elections The ruling CCM maintained its dominant position on the mainland. President Benjamin Mkapa was elected with 62% of the vote in Tanzania's first multi party elections in CCM also won a substantial majority in the parliamentary elections. Get this from a library! The general elections in Tanzania: report of the Tanzania Election Monitoring Committee.. [Tanzania Election Monitoring Committee.;].