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United Democratic Party (Tanzania)


United Democratic Party (Tanzania)

United Democratic Party
Chama cha UDP  (Swahili)
Abbreviation UDP
Chairman John Cheyo
Founded 1992
Headquarters Dar es Salaam
Ideology Liberalism
National Assembly
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Political parties

The United Democratic Party (UDP) is an opposition liberal party in Tanzania.[1] The party is an observer at Liberal International.

Electoral performance

At the 2000 legislative elections, the party 2 out of 269 seats in the National Assembly. In the presidential elections of the same day, its candidate John Cheyo won 4.2% of the vote.

The party didn't field a presidential candidate in the 14 December 2005 election, but did win one seat in National Assembly elections held on the same day.

See also


  1. ^ Jonas Ewald (July 2013). Challenges for the Democratisation Process in Tanzania. Moving Towards Consolidation Years After Independence?. African Books Collective. pp. 368–.  

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