Elections in Tanzania

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Elections in Tanzania gives information on election and election results in Tanzania.

The Political Elections in Tanzania categorized in 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 National Assembly or Bunge la Jamhuri ya Muungano has 323 members: 232 members are elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies, and 75 seats are allocated to women who are elected by the political parties that are represented in the National Assembly. This depends on majority of elected members from each Political Party, including the elected members from Zanzibar specific for the United Republic of Tanzania. The Elected president has a mandate of appointing ten people as he/she think fit to join with elected constituency members, The Attorney General is automatically entitled part of the Parliament as well as the Prime minister is the principal officer of the Business of Government in the Parliament functions.[1]

Tanzania is a multiparty country as: Chama Cha Mapinduzi in power.Chadema, NCCR-Mageuzi, CUF

The next general election in Tanzania will be in 2020.

Last elections[edit]


e • d Summary of the 31 October 2010 National Assembly of Tanzania election results
Parties Direct
seats
Additional
Women
seats
Total
seats
Chama Cha Mapinduzi (Revolutionary Party) 186 72 258
Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Party for Democracy and Progress) 23 21 44
Civic United Front (Chama Cha Wananchi) 24 10 34
Tanzania Labour Party 1 1
National Convention for Construction and Reform – Mageuzi 4 4
United Democratic Party 1 1
Others
Unknown 2 8 10
Total 239 104 343
Source: parliament.go.tz

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