Why the CCM won't lose: the roots of single-party dominance in Tanzania

  title={Why the CCM won't lose: the roots of single-party dominance in Tanzania},
  author={Melanie O’Gorman},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary African Studies},
  pages={313 - 333}
Abstract This paper provides an empirical investigation of the factors contributing to single-party dominance in Tanzania. Despite the fact that Tanzania has had a multi-party democracy since 1995, the party which governed during single-party rule, the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), has won the vast majority of seats in the National Assembly in the first four multi-party elections. In order to understand the CCM's grip on power, this article analyses the results of a survey conducted amongst… 
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