Political Parties

There are currently ten registered political parties in The Gambia. To become a registered political party, organisations must fulfill the guidelines established under section 105 of the Elections Act and complete an application form.

United Democratic Party (UDP)

Address: 
1, Rene Blain Street, Banjul
Telephone: 
(220) 420 1730
Fax: 
(220) 422 4601
Party Email Address: 
udpgambia@info.org, www.udpgambia.org
Party Symbol: 
Unity Handshake
Party Colour: 
Yellow
Party Motto: 
Justice, Peace and Progress
Party Leader: 
Ousainou A. N. M. Darboe

Peoples Progressive Party (PPP)

Address: 
c/o Omar Jallow, Fajara M Section
Telephone: 
(220) 439 2674 / (220) 991 6474
Fax: 
(220) 439 2674
Party Symbol: 
Axe and Hoe
Party Colour: 
Hot Pink
Party Motto: 
"Vox Populi Vox Dei"
Party Leader: 
Mr Omar Jallow (OJ)

People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS)

Address: 
No 1, Sambou Street, Churchill's Town,Serekunda
Telephone: 
(220) 439 3177
Fax: 
(220) 439 3177 foroyaa@qanet.gm
Party Symbol: 
Sun with 16 (sixteen) rays
Party Colour: 
Brown
Party Motto: 
Liberty, dignity and Prosperity
Party Leader: 
Mr. Sidia Jatta

National Reconciliation Party (NRP)

Address: 
69, Daniel Goddard Street, Banjul.
Telephone: 
(220) 420 1371
Fax: 
(220) 420 1732
Party Symbol: 
Arm in Arm
Party Colour: 
Blue
Party Motto: 
Honesty, Equality and Justice

National Democratic Action Movement (NDAM)

Address: 
No. 1 Box Bar Road, Nema, Brikama Town, Western Division
Telephone: 
(220) 448 4990 / (220) 778 8882
Fax: 
E-mail address: ndam_gambia@hotmail.com
Party Symbol: 
Dislocated Chain
Party Colour: 
Ash Colour
Party Motto: 
Dare to Invent The Future Till Victory Always
Party Leader: 
Mr. Lamin Waa Juwara

National Convention Party (NCP)

Address: 
Address: 38 Sayerr Jobe Avenue, KMC
Telephone: 
Mobile No: (220) 640 8128/ (220) 981 6698
Fax: 
Party Symbol: A Cutter
Party Symbol: 
Party Symbol: A Cutter
Party Colour: 
Party Colour: White
Party Motto: 
Semper Fidelis (Always Faithful)
Party Leader: 
Mr. Ebrima Janko Sanyang

National Alliance for Democracy and Development (NADD)

Address: 
Address: 30 Papa Sarr Street Churchills Town
Telephone: 
Telephone No.:
Fax: 
220:
Party Symbol: 
Party Symbol: Pointing Hand
Party Colour: 
Party Colour: Grey
Party Motto: 
Party Motto: Unity, Democracy, Development
Party Leader: 
Party Coordinator: Mr. Halifa Sallah

Gambia Moral Congress ( GMC)

Address: 
Address: Kerr Serign, Wesctern Region
Telephone: 
Telephone: (220)
Party Symbol: 
Party Symbol: Eight White Stars
Party Colour: 
Party Colour: Red
Party Motto: 
Party Motto: People Power for Human Rights and Economic Justice
Party Leader: 
Party Leader & National Executive Chairman: Barrister Mai N.K. Fatty

Gambia Party for Democracy and Progress ( GPDP)

Address: 
Address: P O Box 4014, Serekunda, Kombo St Mary
Telephone: 
Telephone: (220) 9955226, (220) 9987766, (220) 7783430 & (220) 4398118, (220) 4225224
Party Symbol: 
Party Symbol: Two Elephants
Party Colour: 
Party Colour: Orange
Party Motto: 
Party Motto: In God We Trust
Party Leader: 
Party Leader & Secretary General: Mr Henry Gomez

Alliance For Patriotic Re-Orientation and Construction (A.P.R.C.)

Address: 
Address: Sankung Sillah Building, Kairaba Ave., KMC
Telephone: 
Telephone: (220) 974 5687
Fax: 
Fax: (220)
Party Symbol: 
Party Symbol: Palm Tree against a green background
Party Colour: 
Party Colour: Green
Party Motto: 
Party Motto: Unity, Self Reliance, Progress
Party Leader: 
and National Chairman:Professor Alh. Dr. Yahya A. J. J. Jammeh

GUIDELINES FOR ORGANISATIONS SEEKING REGISTRATION AS POLITICAL PARTIES UNDER SECTION 105 OF THE ELECTIONS ACT

 
1.     The application for registration is to be made on the prescribed Application Form obtainable from the Office of the Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission on Kairaba Avenue, Latrikunda, Kanifing Municipality.
 
2.     The application must be accompanied by a declaration signed by not less than five hundredregistered voters, at least 50 voters from each of the 7 Administrative Areas, in the forms provided by the Commission.
 
3.     The prescribed registration fee of ten thousand Dalasis (D10,000.00) should be paid at the time of submitting the application.
 
4.     The Constitution of the party must be enclosed with the application.
 
5.     The principal objective of the party should be to participate in the elections and its internal organization should conform to democratic principles.
 
6.     The party should have a national character and should not be formed on any sectional, religious, ethnic or regional basis.
 
7.     The aims and objectives of the party should not be inconsistent with the Constitution and other laws of the country.
 
8.     The name, emblem, colour, motto or symbol of the party should have no ethnic, religious or regional connotation.
 
9.     Copy of the IEC’s Code of Election Campaign Ethics is provided with the Application Form.
 
10.   Attention is also invited to Section 60 of the Constitution.
 
11.   Attention is also invited to Part VIII of the Elections Decree, 1996.
 

CANDIDATE LIST FOR THE NOVEMBER 24th ELECTION:

1. Yahya A.J.J Jammeh- APRC (Party color Green)

2. Ousainou A. N.M Darboe- UDP (Party Color Yellow)

3. Hamat N.K Bah- Independent Candidate (Party Color Sky Blue)