Ethnicity, partisanship,Economic Evaluations and Electoral Choices in Tanzania

01 October 2012 → 30 September 2016
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Other economics and business
    • Citizenship, immigration and political inequality
    • International and compartive politics
    • Multilevel governance
    • National politics
    • Political behaviour
    • Political organisations and institutions
    • Political theory and methodology
    • Public administration
    • Other political science
economy partisanship president voting ethnicity Tanzania
Project description

This study is a multivariate empirical assessment of the influences of ethnicity partisanship and economic evaluations on electoral choiches in Tanzania. It answers the questions: To what extent does ethnicity form the base of support of presidential candidates? To what extent does partisan attachment inform choice of a presidential candidate? And, how significant economic performance is in informing presidential choiches?