The Elections in Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania, 29 October 2000 The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group (Election Observer Group Reports Series) by Commonwealth Secretariat.

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THE ELECTIONS IN ZANZIBAR, UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA 29 October Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group Contents Page Letter of Transmittal Introduction 1 The Observer Group and its Terms of Reference 2 Method of Work 3 Chapter One: Political Background 5.

The October 29th elections are for both the president of Zanzibar and the president of the larger United Republic of Tanzania, which joins the islands of Zanibar and Pemba with mainland Tanganyika. Voting in 34 constituencies in Zanzibar took place on 29 October However, in 16 constituencies on Unguja (in the Urban West Region) inefficient distribution of electoral materials forced the Electoral Commission hold fresh elections on 5 November The Civic United Front (CUF) boycotted the rerun (Zanzibar Electoral Commission).

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IN MOST of Tanzania, the election on October 29th was broadly fair. the opposition Civic United Front International section of the print edition under the headline "Not so good in Zanzibar".

The opposition, the Civic United Front (CUF), with its powerbase in Zanzibar, is determined to turn around its defeat in the polls of and -- elections. Zanzibar while others are dealt with as union matters, and governed by the government of the United Republic of Tanzania.

This is provided under article 4 (3) of the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania and its second schedule. History of Violence After two centuries of Omani rule (during the. Tanzania Next elections due. 4 Oct National President, National Assembly, Zanzibar President, Zanzibar House of Representatives and local government.

General Elections. Statements by EOMs. General Elections Presidential and National Assembly elections. Presidential results. Election observer missions and reports.

Tanzania held its second multy-party general elections since independence on 29 October At stake was the presidency of the Union of the islands of Zanzibar and Pemba and 29 October 2000 book Tanganyika as well as the presidency of Zanzibar alone.

Voters also elected representatives to the Union and Zanzibar parliaments along with local government leaders. ELECTIONS September 1, at am Filed under Is Politics. THE TIMETABLE On election day, Octothe People of the United Republic of Tanzania living on the mainland vote for the Union President, members of the Union National Assembly and District and Town Councillors.

On the same day Zanzibaris vote United Republic of Tanzania the. Republic in Zanzibar became independent in December and the People’s Republic of Zanzibar was established after the Revolution of 12 th January The two Sovereign States formed the United Republic of Tanzania on 26 th April The fourth multi-party elections held in October brought in His.

In Octoberin the United Republic’s second multiparty elections, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) leader Benjamin Mkapa won more than 70 per cent of the votes in the national presidential election, and the ruling CCM took seats in the National Assembly, with the balance of 31 seats won by the Zanzibar-based Civic United Front (CUF; 15) and smaller parties.

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE CIA FACT BOOK) Tanzania Introduction Shortly after achieving independence from Britain in the early s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in One-party rule came to an end in with the first democratic elections held in the country since the s.

Zanzibar's. This depends on the majority of elected members from each political party, including the elected members from Zanzibar specific for the United Republic of Tanzania.

The President appoints ministers of government from among members of the National Assembly. The Attorney General is automatically entitled to be part of the Parliament. The Prime. On 29 October ,10 million voters in constituencies cast their votes for 13 political parties throughout Tanzania.

The election on the Tanzanian mainland was predictably won by the ruling CCM (Party of the Revolution) against a divided and weak by: 4. In the constitution was changed to establish a one-party system.

Meanwhile, in Zanzibar, the Sultan was overthrown in a revolution in Januarythe constitution was abrogated and the country became a one-party state under the Afro-Shirazi Party.

In April Tanganyika and Zanzibar united as the United Republic of Tanzania. Formation of the United Republic of Tanzania Tanganyika united with Zanzibar on 26 April to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar with Julius Nyerere as President and Sheikh Karume as Vice President.

This was renamed United Republic of Tanzania on. THE ELECTIONS IN ZANZIBAR: Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group on 29 October On Election Day itself the widespread scenes of uproar and protest that had been feared as voting began, when hundreds of properly-registered voters found that their names were missing, did not occur.

Tanzania election winner declared despite vote-rigging claims duly elected president of the United Republic of Tanzania,” the head of earlier given the Zanzibar election a clean bill of. Tanzania held nationwide elections in Octoberwith John Magufuli of the long-ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party triumphing in the presidential race.

But the poll on Zanzibar was annulled. General elections were held in Tanzania on 29 Octoberwith sixteen constituencies in Zanzibar voting again on 5 November due to problems with distributing election material.

The second general elections since the restoration of multi-party democracy inthey were won by the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi party, which claimed of the constituency seats in the National Assembly, and whose candidate, Benjamin Mkapa, winning the presidential.

respectively. Zanzibar became independent on 10 December and the People’s Republic of Zanzibar was established after the Revolution on 12 January The two sovereign states formed the United Republic of Tanzania on 26 April The general election held in October brought to power His Excellency Dr.

John. The United Republic of Tanzania will hold general elections on Sunday, Octo Who are citizens voting for on Election Day. Voters will select a new President, and cast ballots for members of the Bunge (the unicameral National Assembly) and numerous local offices.

This election will be Tanzania’s fifth general election following theFile Size: KB. Party: United Democratic Party (UDP) Last Presidential election: Presidential elections were last held on October 29 - Novem President Benjamin MKAPA received % of the vote, thereby defeating Augustine MREMA, his closest competitor who received %.

Population and number of registered voters: Population: 35, (July 81%. The United Republic of Tanzania held general elections on Sunday, Octo Voters would elect a new President, and cast ballots for members of the Bunge (the unicameral National. Tanzania Government Country name: conventional long form Tanganyika united with Zanzibar 26 April to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar; renamed United Republic of Tanzania 29 October (next to be held NA October ) election results: National Assembly: percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party.

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Tanzania of the announced re-run of Zanzibar elections for Sunday, Ma Violence has accompanied elections in Zanzibar in the past and the current political situation is tense.

Over the past weeks, there have been reports of arrests, small explosions, and isolated acts. 26 April (Tanganyika united with Zanzibar to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar); 29 October (renamed United Republic of Tanzania); notable earlier dates: 9 December (Tanganyika became independent from UK-administered UN trusteeship); 10 December (Zanzibar became independent from UK).

United Republic of Tanzania: Presidential: Octo At stake in this election: Office of president of Tanzania and five seats are allocated to members of the Zanzibar House of. With this election, Zanzibar could make history and end one-party rule feature of virtually all elections on the island since Inwhat is today the United Republic of Tanzania Author: Ismail Jussa.

In the National Assembly (Bunge), members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms, members are reserved for women to serve 5-year terms, 5 members are allocated to members of the Zanzibar House of Representatives to serve 5-year terms and 10 members are appointed by the President to serve 5.

The United Republic of Tanzania holds elections at intervals of five years, and the last elections were held on 29 October Voter turnout in that election was percent of registered voters for the presidential election and percent for the Bunge.

The unicameral National Assembly of Tanzania or Bunge has seats — elected by popular vote, 75 allocated to women chosen by their parties in proportion to their share of the electoral vote, 10 nominated by the president, and five members chosen by the Zanzibar House of Representatives — all members serving five-year terms.

In addition to enacting laws that apply to the entire United. The United Republic of Tanzania will hold general elections on Sunday, Octo IFES International Observer Report: The Octo General Elections in Zanzibar.

Republic in Transition: Elections in Tanzania and Zanzibar, IFES Observation Report. Republic in Zanzibar became independent in December, and the People’s Republic of Zanzibar was established after the Revolution of 12 th January, The two Sovereign States formed the United Republic of Tanzania on 26 th April, The fourth multi-party elections held in October, brought in His.

The two countries joined together to form the United Republic of Tanzania in April Until JulyTanzania was a one-party state. Following a Presidential Commission, the country has started a multi-party political system. It has held successful general elections in and Capital: Dodoma (de jure), Dar es Salaam (de facto).

Lewis Machipisa. ARUSHA, TANZANIA, Oct 23 (IPS) - President Benjanim Mkapa does not really need to campaign hard for him to be re-elected for a second term. But he is not leaving anything to chance.

That he and his ruling Chama Cha Mapinduza (CCM) party will safely scrap through the October 29 parliamentary, presidential and local government elections is not in any doubt. The January election resulted in a deadlock between the ASP and a ZNP-ZPPP coalition.

On ApTanganyika united with Zanzibar to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, renamed the United Republic of Tanzania on October.

The United Republic of Tanzania is a union of the two sovereign states of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. Tanganyika was under German rule from to the end of the First World War and the country then remained under the League of Nations with the British Government as the governing authority.elections: last held 29 October November (next to be held NA October ) election results: National Assembly: percent of vote by party—NA; seats by party—CCMNCCR-Mage CHADEMA 3, UDP 3; Zanzibar House of Representatives: percent of vote by party—NA; seats by party— CUF The United Republic of Tanzania is a multiparty republic consisting of the mainland region and the semiautonomous Zanzibar archipelago, whose main islands are Unguja (Zanzibar Island) and Pemba.

The union is headed by a president, who is also the head of government. Its unicameral legislative body is the National Assembly (parliament).

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