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As Tanzanians are set to go to the polls Sunday October 25, 2015 most newspapers on Friday October 23, 20105 carried editorials appealing for the elections to be conducted peacefully.

Some of the newspapers beseeched wananchi to cast their votes and accept the results amicably and peaceful ly in order to maintain order and tranquility.

Tanzania has enjoyed peace and harmony throughout since it attained independence and the spirit of most editorials published on Friday, is to implore all contesting parties to ensure that peace prevails – before, during and after the elections.

The editorials emphasized people should not be carried away with party fanaticism as there is life after the elections.

The decision to write common editorials on the election was reached at a meeting of editors this week which was addressed by the Director of Government Information Services, Assah Mwambene.

Eight aspirants are vying for the presidency of the Union Government. They are John Pombe Magufuli   vying the presidency on CCM ticket; Edward Lowassa for Chadema and Ukawa coalition; Anna Mghwira for MCT Wazalendo, Chief Lutasola Yemba of ADC; Hashim Rungwe (Chaumma); Janken Kasambala (NRA), Maxmillan Lyimo (TPP) and Fahmi Dovutwa (UPDP).

Apart from electing the president, wananchi will also cast votes for members of parliament and councilors.

Two leading contenders vying for the Zanzibar presidency are incumbent President Dr. Ali Mohammed Shein of CCM and arch rival Maalim Seif Sharrif Hamad. There are 12 other contenders.

In the Isles, the elections will also involve members of the Union Parliament and representatives for the Zanzibar House of Representatives. Zanzibaris will also vote for the Union President.

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