Tanzania: 1995 National Assembly election results
Updated September 2010
The elections for most constituencies took place on 29-30 October 1995, but in seven constituencies in Dar es Salaam (Ilala, Ukonga, Kinondoni, Ubungo, Kawe, Temeke and Kigamboni) the National Electoral Commission was forced to nullify the voting and fresh elections were held on 19 November 1995 (National Electoral Commission 1997, 53-60).
|Estimated eligible||11 017 429|
|Registered Voters||8 929 969|
|Total votes||6 846 681|
|Valid votes||6 440 913|
|Spoilt votes||405 768|
|% Spoilt votes||5.93|
National Electoral Commission 1997, xix, 65, 68.
Eight women won seats to the National Assembly, forming 2.97% of the 269 members elected from constituencies (Meena 1997). When the 37 seats reserved for women are added in the total number of women rises to 45 or 16.73% of the 269 directly elected members.
Note: The five members elected by the House of Representatives of Zanzibar, presidential nominees and the Attorney General are excluded from the table below (for more information see National Assembly seat allocation).
|CCM||3 814 206||59.22||186||28||214||79.55|
|NCCR-Mageuzi||1 406 343||21.83||16||3||19||7.06|
|Total||6 440 913||99.99||232||37||269||100.00|
National Electoral Commission 1997, 66, 68, 69.
LODGE, T, KADIMA, D & POTTIE, D (eds) 2002 Compendium of Elections in Southern Africa, EISA.
MEENA, R 1997 "Gender Issues in the 1995 General Elections in Tanzania" IN Mushi, SS & Mukandala RS (eds) Multiparty Democracy in Transition: Tanzania's 1995 General Elections, Tanzania Election Monitoring Committee.
NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION 1997 The Report of the National Electoral Commission on the 1995 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections.