Tanzania’s Elections Are Vulnerable to State Abuse – Urgent Law Reforms Are Needed

[The Conversation Africa] Tanzania’s electoral law reform is overdue for an overhaul. This was made most apparent by the 2019 local elections and the 2020 general elections. The results were big wins for the ruling party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM): 99% of local authorities, 98.9% of parliamentary seats and 84% of the presidential vote.