National Reconciliation Party
5 / 58
The National Reconciliation Party was founded in 1996 by Hamat Bah as part of his intention to run for the presidency. He finished third in the 1996 presidential election. 2 NRP NAMs were elected in the 1997 parliamentary election. In the 2001 presidential election, Bah came third. The NRP was part of the Coalition 2016 for the 2016 presidential election, where Adama Barrow was declared the coalition's candidate and subsequently won.
The parties electoral results have been:
- won 2 of the 48 seats in the 1997 parliamentary elections
- won 1 of the 48 seats in the 2002 parliamentary elections
- won none of the 48 seats in the 2007 parliamentary elections
- won 1 of the 48 seats in the 2012 parliamentary elections (plus 1 seat in a mid-term election)
- won 4 of the 53 seats in the 2017 parliamentary elections
- Hamat Bah, Leader of the NRP (1996–present), NAM (1997–2005), Minister of Tourism and Culture (2017–present)
- Modou Bamba Gaye, NAM (2015–2017)
- Samba Jallow, NAM (2012–present), National Assembly Minority Leader (2012–present)
- "Gambian Opposition Parties Set to Select a Single Candidate for December polls at a Convention". GAINAKO. 30 October 2016.
|This article about a political party in The Gambia is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|