voter registration by country

How does voter registration in 2015 in Tanzania compare to past elections and other countries?

UPDATED 13/10/15 – Revised 2015 voter registration figures issued by NEC.  There is no specific figure for the proportion of the voting age population that needs to be registered in order for an election to be considered legitimate. Voting (and registration) is not compulsory, so people are free to decide against registering themselves. What matters is[…]

2010 parl map

Past Parliamentary Election Results – Mapped

These maps present results of Tanzania’s 2005 and 2010 parliamentary elections. They draw on data published online previously by the National Electoral Commission of both presidential and parliamentary elections. Data is only available for Tanzania Mainland. Specifically, these maps show which party’s candidate won each parliamentary seat. Further, for seats won by the CCM candidate, constituencies shaded[…]

2010 pres map

Past Presidential Election Results – Mapped

These maps present results of Tanzania’s 2005 and 2010 presidential elections in each constituency. They draw on data published online previously by the National Electoral Commission of both presidential and parliamentary elections. Data is only available for Tanzania Mainland. Specifically, these maps show which presidential candidate won the largest number of votes in each constituency. Further, for[…]

2005 parl turnout map

Election turnout data, 2005 – mapped

These maps show voter turnout data from Tanzania’s 2005 parliamentary and presidential elections. They draw on data published online previously by the National Electoral Commission. Data is only available for Tanzania Mainland. Further, detailed turnout data of this kind has only been published for 2005, and as such it cannot help us to understand the major decline in[…]

2010 gender map

Winning women: Female constituency MPs in 2005 and 2010 elections – mapped

These maps show which constituencies were won by female MPs in Tanzania’s 2005 and 2010 parliamentary elections. They draw on data published online previously by the National Electoral Commission of both presidential and parliamentary elections. Data is only available for Tanzania Mainland. By hovering over a constituency, more details are available. 2005 Parliamentary Election Results – Winning Women 2010[…]

turnout 2000-2010

What happened to election turnout between 2000 and 2010?

84% of registered voters voted in 2000, just 42% in 2010. That’s an incredibly fast drop-off. So what happened? Well, I don’t think anyone really has the answer. If you look at the more detailed numbers, you see that the number of registered voters almost doubled between 2000 and 2010, but that the number of[…]