Union for Democratic Renewal
Published 10th January, 2012
The Union for Democratic Renewal or URD was founded in 1998 by a former Socialist party minister, Djibo Leyti Kâ.
In the 2001 general election the party won three of the 120 seats in the National Assembly. The party joined the government of President Wade in 2004 and in 2007 they contested the election under the Sopi 2007 Coalition.