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President of the United Republic of Tanzania
Rais wa Jamhuri ya
Muungano wa Tanzania
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Dr. John Magufuli

since 5 November 2015
The Executive branch of the Tanzanian Government
Style His Excellency (Formal)
Mheshimiwa Rais  (Swahili)
Member of Cabinet
Residence Ikulu
Seat Dar es Salaam
Term length Five years
renewable once
Constituting instrument 1977 Constitution
Inaugural holder Julius Kambarage Nyerere
Formation29 October 1964
Deputy Vice President of Tanzania
Salary TSh 84 million (US$ 42,000) annually [1]
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The president of the United Republic of Tanzania (Swahili : Rais wa Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania) is the head of state and head of government of Tanzania. The president leads the executive branch of the Government of Tanzania and is the commander-in-chief of the armed forces. [2]



Latest election

John Magufuli Chama Cha Mapinduzi 8,882,93558.46
Edward Lowassa Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo 6,072,84839.97
Anna Elisha Mghwira Alliance for Change and Transparency 98,7630.65
Lutalosa Yembe Alliance for Democratic Change 66,0490.43
Hashim Rungwe Spunda Chama cha Ukombozi wa Umma 49,2560.32
Machmillan Elifatio Lyimo Tanzania Labour Party 8,1980.05
Janken Malik Kasambala National Reconstruction Alliance 8,0280.05
Fahmi Nassoro Dovutwa United People's Democratic Party 7,7850.05
Invalid/blank votes402,248
Registered voters/turnout23,161,44067.34
Source: NEC

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