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Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania

52,482,726 6

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

23,254,485 66.04%

Registered Voters (as of Nov. 19, 2015)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Tanzanian National Assembly Bunge Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President John MAGUFULI
  • Head of Government: President John MAGUFULI
  • Assembly: Tanzania has a unicameral National Assembly (Bunge) with 357 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly (Bunge), 239 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms, 102 members are reserved for women to serve 5-year terms, 5 members are allocated to members of the Zanzibar House of Representatives to serve 5-year terms and 10 members are appointed by the President to serve 5-year terms.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
President 2000-10-29 8,517,598 10,088,484 84.43%
President 2005-12-14 11,875,927 16,401,694 72.41%
President 2010-10-31 8,398,415 19,670,631 42.7%
Tanzanian National Assembly 2010-10-31 - 19,670,631 -
Tanzanian National Assembly 2015-10-25 15,193,682 23,254,485 65.34%
President 2015-10-25 15,193,862 23,254,485 65.34%

Voter Turnout