Burkinabé parliamentary election, 2002
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Parliamentary elections were held in Burkina Faso on 5 May 2002. The result was a victory for the ruling Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP), which won and 57 of the 111 seats in the National Assembly.
Following electoral reforms introduced since the 1997 elections, the 111 members of the National Assembly were elected in two sections; 90 seats were elected using regional lists in 13 constituencies, whilst the remaining 21 were elected on a national list.
A total of 3,540 candidates registered to contest the elections, with 30 political parties participating.
|Congress for Democracy and Progress||862,119||49.52||11||46||57||–44|
|Alliance for Democracy and Federation – African Democratic Rally||219,543||12.61||3||14||17||+13|
|Party for Democracy and Progress / Socialist Party||122,100||7.02||2||8||10||+4|
|African Independence Party (Touré)||63,031||3.62||1||4||5||New|
|Coalition of Democratic Forces||61,936||3.56||1||4||5||0|
|National Rebirth Party||47,477||2.73||1||3||4||New|
|Sankarist Pan-African Convention||45,745||2.63||1||2||3||0|
|Union for Rebirth / Sankarist Movement||42,599||2.45||1||2||3||New|
|Party for Democracy and Socialism||37,836||2.17||0||2||2||0|
|National Convention of Progressive Democrats||34,379||1.97||0||2||2||New|
|Patriotic Front for Change||16,852||0.97||0||1||1||New|
|Union of Democrats and Independent Progressives||14,438||0.83||0||1||1||New|
|Alliance for Progress and Freedom||6,637||0.38||0||1||1||New|
Following the elections, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of the CDP was elected President of the National Assembly, defeating Marlène Zebango of the Alliance for Democracy and Federation – African Democratic Rally by a vote of 77–22.
- Augustin Loada & Carlos Santiso Landmark elections in Burkina Faso: Towards democratic maturity? International IDEA