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Supportive but dissatisfied: Ugandans’ views on multipartism

25 Aug 2015 Uganda
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Findings from Afrobarometer Round 6 Survey in Uganda in 2015.

At a glance:

  • Seven in ten (71%) adult Ugandans agree that many political parties are necessary to give Ugandans have real choices in who governs them, compared to 41% in 2002
  • Trust in opposition parties increased over the last decade and half, from 16% in 2002 to 31% in 2015
  • 6 in 10 respondent perceive competition between political parties result in conflict, down from 65% in 2002,
  •  As few as a third of the respondents say political opposition in Uganda presents a viable alternative vision and plan for the country, down from 41% in 2011
  • NRM remains Uganda’s dominant political party choice with 65% to 15% for the opposition

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