Union for the Presidential Majority (Djibouti)

The Union for the Presidential Majority (French: Union pour la Majorité Présidentielle UMP) is the ruling political coalition in Djibouti. The coalition supports the Presidency of Ismaïl Omar Guelleh.[2]

Union for the Presidential Majority
Union pour la Majorité Présidentielle
LeaderIsmaïl Omar Guelleh
PresidentAbdoulkader Kamil Mohamed
Founded2003
HeadquartersDjibouti City, Djibouti
IdeologySocial democracy
Political positionCentre-left[1]
National Assembly
43 / 65
Website
ump.dj

The coalition originally formed to contest the 2003 parliamentary election, and support Guelleh in the 2005 presidential election.[3]

The coalition is composed of five parties; the RPP, the FRUD, the PND, the PSD, and the UPR.[4]

Electoral historyEdit

Presidential electionsEdit

Election Candidate Votes % Result
2005 Ismaïl Omar Guelleh 144,433 100% Elected  Y
2011 89,942 80.63% Elected  Y
2016 111,389 87.07% Elected  Y
2021 167,535 98.58% Elected  Y

National Assembly electionsEdit

Election Leader Votes % Seats +/– Position Outcome
2003 Ismaïl Omar Guelleh 53,293 62.7%
65 / 65
    1st Supermajority government
2008 103,463 94.06%
65 / 65
    1st Supermajority government
2013 74,016 61.5%
55 / 65
  10   1st Supermajority government
2018 105,278 87.83%
57 / 65
  2   1st Supermajority government

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Djibouti - législative - Élections 2013
  2. ^ http://www.ump.dj/article.php?ID=1[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Djibouti - Political Party flags". www.crwflags.com. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  4. ^ http://www.ump.dj/article.php?ID=5[permanent dead link]