The 2015 Southern Rhodesia general election saw the United Federal Party lose its majority in the Legislative Assembly but retain power as a minority government.

Southern Rhodesia general election, 2015
All 83 seats of the Legislative Assembly of Southern Rhodesia
25 March 2015
First party Second party Third party
Leader Tichaona Howe Shelley Stafford Dalitso Campbell
Party [[United Federal Party|Template:United Federal Party/meta/shortname]] Liberal Party [[People's Freedom Party|Template:People's Freedom Party/meta/shortname]]
Leader since 6 June 2009 18 March 2014 13 July 2011
Leader's seat Salisbury East (Ran in Highfield West) won election Insiza North
Last election 47 NA 25
Seats after 38 22 18
Seat change -9 +22 -7
Percentage 31.06 29.22 23.29
Swing -12.16 NA -1.77
Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
Leader Nkosana Read Fungai Summers Boitumelo Heath
Party [[National Alliance|Template:National Alliance/meta/shortname]] [[Green Party|Template:Green Party/meta/shortname]] [[Social Democratic Party|Template:Social Democratic Party/meta/shortname]]
Leader since 16 February 2013 13 April 2010 18 June 2011
Leader's seat (Ran in Redcliffe) lost election (Ran in Zaka Central) lost election Chakari (lost reelection)
Last election NA 0 11
Seats after 5 0 0
Seat change +5 0 -11
Percentage 5.32 5.05 1.02
Swing NA +4.4 -10.18

Previous Premier
Tichanona Howe
[[United Federal Party|Template:United Federal Party/meta/shortname]]

Tichaona Howe
[[United Federal Party|Template:United Federal Party/meta/shortname]]


Despite losing their majority the United Federal Party was able to retain power as a majority by securing a confidence and supply deal with the National Alliance who agreed to abstain on key votes in exchange for some key policy concessions.