Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction

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Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction
Leader Yahya Jammeh
Seats in the National Assembly
(2012 election)
43 / 48
Pan African Parliament
4 / 5
Politics of Gambia
Political parties
Elections
Election poster for Yahya Jammeh

The Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction is a political party in the Gambia, founded by army officers who staged a coup in 1994. It was formed in 1996 to support army leader Yahya Jammeh's campaign for the 1996 elections.

Jammeh won the 2001 presidential elections with 52.8% of the popular vote. In National Assembly elections in 2002, the party won 45 of 48 seats, 33 of them unopposed. The elections were boycotted by the oppositional United Democratic Party.

APRC candidate and incumbent Yahya Jammeh won a third five-year term in presidential elections held on 22 September 2006, receiving 67.3% of the vote.

The APRC won 42 of 48 seats in the 25 January 2007 National Assembly election[1] and 43 of 48 seats in the 29 March 2012 National Assembly election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections in The Gambia African Elections Database