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Sudan Multi-Party Elections 11th April 2010

Sudan holds Presidential, legislative and subnational (state) multi-party elections.

The main opposition parties are boycotting the elections and are asking for reforms including a
request for the elections to be pushed back to May 2010.

The New Sudan Vision
(NSV) – article dated 7 April 2010 “Umma Party joins SPLM (Sudan People’s Liberation Movement) in final boycott of presidential election.”

Key parties
boycotting the Election include: The Umma Party and the SPLM who will boycott the Presidential
Elections and seats in the north of the country.

Insecurity – according to New Sudan Voice in the same article. The European Union will pull out all its observers from the Darfur Region . It also quotes the Carter Centre requesting the current Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir to apologise for his threats to all election monitors and observers or else it will pull out of Sudan.

Southern Sudan – is due to hold a referendum on
January 9th 2011.

Useful links:

The New Sudan Vision – 7 April 2010

Umma Party joins SPLM in final boycott of presidential election

The Election Guide – Sudan Profile

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