United Democratic Party (Tanzania)

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United Democratic Party

Chama cha UDP  (Swahili)
ChairmanJohn Cheyo
HeadquartersDar es Salaam

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]


  1. ^ Jonas Ewald (July 2013). Challenges for the Democratisation Process in Tanzania. Moving Towards Consolidation Years After Independence?. African Books Collective. pp. 368–. ISBN 978-9987-08-250-6.