United Democratic Party (Tanzania)

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United Democratic Party
Chama cha UDP  (Swahili)
Abbreviation UDP
Chairman John Cheyo
Founded 1992
Headquarters Dar es Salaam
Ideology Liberalism

The United Democratic Party (UDP) is an opposition liberal party in Tanzania.[1] The party is an observer at Liberal International.[citation needed]

Electoral performance[edit]

At the 2000 legislative elections, the party 2 out of 269 seats in the National Assembly. In the presidential elections of the same day, its candidate John Cheyo won 4.2% of the vote.

The party didn't field a presidential candidate in the 14 December 2005 election, but did win one seat in National Assembly elections held on the same day.

See also[edit]