Tanzanians voted in their most hotly contested elections since the return of multiparty politics in 1992 yesterday 25 October, 2015. ILPI Senior Advisor Sterling Roop and Affiliated researcher Keith Weghost analyse the election process and what is at stake in the ongoing elections in their piece in the Washington Post on 24 October.
The ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has never been more vulnerable as it faces a unified opposition front backing a popular candidate. In this post, Roop and Weghost highlight six important things to know about this year’s Tanzanian elections.
Read the full article: Will elections steer Tanzania in a new direction?