Burundian legislative election, 2010

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A legislative election for the National Assembly was held in Burundi on 23 July 2010.[1][2] The opposition parties boycotted the election after also boycotting the presidential election.[3]

The ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy – Forces for the Defense of Democracy gained 81 of the 106 seats, while the Union for National Progress gained 17 seats. Another smaller party won five seats, while the remaining three seats are reserved for the Twa minority.[4]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Elected Co-opted Total +/–
CNDD–FDD 1,848,023 81.19 80 1 81 +17
Union for National Progress 251,759 11.06 16 1 17 +2
Front for Democracy in Burundi–Nyakuri 133,904 5.88 4 1 5 New
Coalition for Free and Transparent Elections 42,615 1.87 0 0 0
Independent Labour Party 0 0 0
Kaze–Front for the Defence of Democracy 0 0 0
Front for National Liberation 0 0 0
Independents 0 0 0
Reserved seats for Twas 3 3 0
Invalid/blank votes 91,624
Total 2,367,925 100 100 6 106 –12
Registered voters/turnout 3,551,125 66.68
Source: African Elections Database, IPU, CENI

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maximiliano Herrera. "Electoral Calendar- world elections,US elections,presidential election,world parties". Mherrera.org. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Burundi's presidential election to be held on 28 June 2010". Afriquejet.com. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  3. ^ (AFP) – Jun 30, 2010 (2010-06-30). "AFP: Burundi's president Pierre Nkurunziza re-elected". Google.com. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  4. ^ (AFP) – Jul 27, 2010 (2010-07-27). "AFP: Burundi's ruling party sweeps parliamentary polls". Google.com. Retrieved 2010-08-21.