Democratic Party (Uganda)

Democratic Party (Uganda)

The Democratic Party (DP) is a moderate conservative political party in Uganda currently led by Norbert Mao. DP was led by Paul Ssemogerere for 25 years until his retirement in November 2005. John Ssebaana Kizito replaced Ssemogerere, and led the party until February 2010, when Norbert Mao was elected party president.

In the general election of 23 February 2006, the party won 8 out of 289 elected seats. In the presidential election of the same date Kizito won 1.6% of the vote.

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... Since the 2006 elections, the party has struggled to find its place in Ugandan politics ... In-fighting and factionalism have driven away many of its traditional supporters ...

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