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Participation in Sudan’s 2010 Elections

April 8 - 2010 KHARTOUM

The table below illustrates which political forces are participating in Sudan's nationwide polling scheduled for April 11 to 13, 2010. The largest opposition parties, Umma and SPLM, announced a complete boycott of the election in North Sudan. The most significant parties remaining in the contest are PCP and DUP along with the ruling NCP.

Participation in Sudan's 2010 Elections by Party

Party

Presidential Candidate

 

Participation/Boycott

National Congress Party (NCP)

Omar Hassan Al Bashir

Participating at all levels in North Sudan, not contesting  for South Sudan presidency

Popular  Congress Party (PCP)

Abdalla Deng Nhial

Participating at all levels.

Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)

Yasser Saeed Arman

Boycotting at all levels in North Sudan except for candidates in Blue Nile State.

Participating at all levels in South Sudan.

Umma Party - Reform and Modernization (Umma Reform)

Mubarak Abdalla Al Fadil

Boycotting at all levels.

Sudanese National Alliance (SNA)

Abdul-Aziz Khalid

Participating.

Democratic Unionist Party (Main stream) (DUP)

Hatim Al-Sir

Participating.

Independent

Kamel Al Tayeb Idris

Participating.

Sudanese Communist Party (SCP)

Mohamed Ibrahim Nugod

Boycotting at all levels.

Independent

Mahmoud Ahmed Jiha

Participating.

Sudanese Socialist Union (SSU)

Fatima Abdul-Mahmoud

Participating.

New National Democratic party (New NDP)

Munir Sheikh-Eddin Munir

Participating.

National Umma Party (Umma)

Al Sadiq Al Mahdi

Boycotting at all levels. 


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