United Democratic Party (Gambia)
The United Democratic Party is a political party in the Gambia, founded in 1996 by the human rights lawyer Ousainou Darboe. As a candidate in the presidential election of 18 October 2001, he came second with 32.6% of the popular vote; he took second place again in the 22 September 2006 presidential election with 26.7% of the vote. The 17 January 2002 parliamentary election was boycotted by the party. In the 25 January 2007 parliamentary election, the party won four out of 48 seats.
- Elections in the Gambia, African Elections Database.
- Gambian opposition claims fraud, BBC News, 25 Sept. 2006
- Official Homepage http://www.udpgambia.com/