Union for Democratic Renewal (Senegal)
The Union for Democratic Renewal (Union pour le renouveau démocratique) is a political party in Senegal. It was founded by Djibo Leyti Kâ, a former minister under President Abdou Diouf who broke with the then-ruling Socialist Party, in 1998.
In the April 2001 parliamentary election, URD won 3.67% of the popular vote and three out of 120 seats in the National Assembly. It joined the government under President Abdoulaye Wade in April 2004. It participated in the parliamentary election of 3 June 2007 as part of the Sopi Coalition.
- "Les résulats des législatives du 29 avril 2001 au Sénégal" Archived November 14, 2007, at the Wayback Machine., Afrique Express, N° 229, 16 May 2001 (French).
- "SENEGAL: Another new Prime Minister, but little change", IRIN, April 23, 2004.
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