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An Assessment on Managerial Factors Affecting Registration Processes of Local Government Election in Tanzania 2014: The Case of Mwanza City Council

By Denis Shadrack Senteuh


The 2014 local government election was encountered with many challenges in the polling day due to some reasons including registration process. In this context the\ud study intended to assess factors effecting registration process of the local government election held on December 2014. The study was cared out in Mwanza city council\ud Mwanza Region. This was due to the reason that Nyamagana was one of the Districts encountered with problem during the election. The study was specifically based on two wards of Buhongwa and Lwanhima wards. A study examined factors effecting registration process by starting with the background information of the respondents such as age, sex, marital status and occupation. Then the study was examined the political, managerial factors influence the registration process as well as transparency in election. A total sample size of 125 respondents was involved in the study, among them 50 (41.38%) were female and 75 (58.62%) were male. The study used both qualitative and quantitative methods in data collection. The finding revealed that,\ud time announced for registration was few to accommodate all people; also there was no training both to registration officers as well as people in the village. Also some of\ud the registration officers were mix the information like writing male instead of female and female instead of male. Therefore what is needed to the previous elections is to\ud add time for registration so as to ensure every citizen will register. Also training should provide to the registration officers and seminars to the people so as to know the importance of registration for elections.\ud Key Temrs: Election, Registratio

Topics: 658 Gerneral management
Year: 2015
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