Elections in Burkina Faso

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Elections in Burkina Faso gives information on election and election results in Burkina Faso.

Burkina Faso elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people. The National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) has 111 members, elected for a five-year term by proportional representation.

Latest elections[edit]

2007 Parliamentary election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 6 May 2007 National Assembly of Burkina Faso election results
Parties Votes % Seats +/–
Congress for Democracy and Progress (Congrès pour la Démocratie et le Progrès) 1,373,230 58.9 73 +16
Alliance for Democracy and Federation–African Democratic Rally 249,768 10.7 14 –3
Union for the Republic (Union pour la République) 100,392 4.3 5 +5
Union for Rebirth/Sankarist Movement (Union pour la Renaissance/Mouvement Sankariste) 90,788 3.9 4 +1
Convention of the Democratic Forces of Burkina (Convention des Forces Démocratiques de Burkina) 54,621 2.3 3 +3
Union of Sankarist Parties (Union des Partis Sankarist) 40,609 1.7 2 +2
Party for Democracy and Progress/Socialist Party (Parti pour la Démocratie et le Progrès/Parti Socialiste) 423,820 18.1 2 –8
Rally for the Development of Burkina (Rassemblement pour le Développement du Burkina) 2 +2
Party for Democracy and Socialism (Parti pour la Démocratie et le Socialisme) 2 ±0
National Rebirth Party (Parti de la Renaissance Nationale) 1 –3
African Independence Party (Parti Africain de l'Indépendance) 1 –4
Citizen’s Popular Rally (Rassemblement Populaire des Citoyens) 1 +1
Union for Democracy and Social Progress (Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social) 1 +1
Total (turnout 56.4%) 2,520,488 111
Source: African Elections Database

2010 Presidential election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 November 2010 Burkinabé presidential election results
Candidates Votes %
Blaise CompaoréCongress for Democracy and Progress 1,358,941 80.2
Hama Arba DialloParty for Democracy and Socialism 138,666 8.2
Bénéwendé Stanislas SankaraUnion for Rebirth / Sankarist Movement 107,377 6.3
Boukari KaboréPan-African Sankarist Union / Progressive Movement 39,029 2.3
Maxime Kaboré 24,888 1.5
Pargui Emile ParéPeople's Movement for Socialism / Federal Party 14,461 0.9
Ouampoussoga François KaboréParty for Democracy and Progress / Socialist Party 10,909 0.6
Total (turnout 54.9%) 1,694,271 100.0
Invalid votes (4.7%) 84,422
Total votes 1,778,693
Registered Voters 3,239,777
Source: Adam Carr's Election Archive

Past elections[edit]

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