The Wallu Sénégal Grand Coalition (lit.'Save Senegal', WS) is a Senegalese opposition political coalition led by the 98-year-old ex-president of Senegal, Abdoulaye Wade, and his Senegalese Democratic Party.[2] The party has entered into an alliance with the opposition Yewwi Askan Wi coalition to form a majority in the 2022 parliamentary election.[3] As a result of the election the coalition obtained 24 seats becoming the third largest group in the National Assembly.

Save Senegal
Wallu Sénégal
AbbreviationWS
LeaderAbdoulaye Wade
Founded8 October 2021 (2021-10-08)[1]
Preceded byManko Wattu Sénégal
IdeologyLiberalism
Political positionCentre
Member partiesSenegalese Democratic Party
Jotna Coalition
Democratic Renaissance Congress
Colours  Light blue,   Yellow
National Assembly
24 / 165
Website
Facebook page

Composition

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The coalition is composed of the following parties:

Party Abbr. Leader Ideology Membership
Senegalese Democratic Party
Parti démocratique sénégalais
PDS Abdoulaye Wade Liberalism 2021–present
JOTNA Coalition - Patriots for the Alternative
Coalition JOTNA - Patriotes pour l’Alternative
JOTNA Gaoussou Koma 2021–present
Democratic Renaissance Congress
Congrès de la Renaissance Démocratique
CRD 2021–present

Electoral history

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National Assembly elections

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Election Party leader Votes % Seats +/– Position Status
2022 Abdoulaye Wade 471,517 14.46%
24 / 165
New   3rd Opposition


References

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  1. ^ "Locales 2022: une nouvelle coalition " WALLU SÉNÉGAL" vient de naître". Xalima.com (in French). 2021-10-04. Retrieved 2023-10-31.
  2. ^ "Sénégal: Abdoulaye Wade devrait bien faire le déplacement pour voter". RFI (in French). 2022-07-29. Retrieved 2023-10-31.
  3. ^ "Coalition YEWWI ASKAN WI – Site de campagne – Elections législatives 2022 !". Archived from the original on 2023-06-03.