The Tanzanian election of 29 October 2000

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Opposition: Policemen Frustrating Campaigns
TOMRIC Agency, 30 August 2000. The National Chairman of the Tanzania Labor Party (TLP) and a presidential candidate, Mr. Augustino Mrema, has claimed that policemen are disrupting his campaigns and rallies.
Councilors Blocking Rural Democratization Process—Opposition
TOMRIC News Agency (Dar es Salaam), 13 September 2000. One of the opposition parties in Tanzania, the United Democratic Party (UDP) has alleged here that ward executives are blocking the on-going democratization move, especially in the rural areas. Ward leaders were threatening people who join the opposition parties with expulsion from villages.
Polling Peaceful in Tanzania
Panafrican News Agency, 29 October 2000. Polling by over 10 million voters in presidential, legislative and local government elections in Tanzania Sunday, progressed smoothly and peacefully.
Suddenly, This Election Is About Religion
By Micheal Okema, The East African, (Nairobi), 3 November 2000. This year's general election is distinguished by the extent of involvement by religious entities. The upsurge of CUF today differs from the NCCR-Mageuzi wave of 1995 in that it is generally viewed as being a result of the support of religious zealots.
CCM Possesses About 90% Parliamentary Seats On Mainland
TOMRIC Agency, 6 November 2000. Counting of votes for parliamentary seats on the mainland of Tanzania has almost ended and data issued by the National Electoral Commission (NEC) show that the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has taken about 90 percent of the seats so far. The disintegration of opposition.