Burkinabé parliamentary election, 2007

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Parliamentary elections were held in Burkina Faso on 6 May 2007.[1] The result was a victory for the ruling Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP), which won 73 of the 111 seats in the National Assembly.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Congress for Democracy and Progress 1,373,078 58.85 73 +16
Alliance for Democracy and Federation – African Democratic Rally 249,766 10.70 14 –3
Union for the Republic 100,392 4.30 5 +5
Union for Rebirth / Sankarist Movement 90,705 3.89 4 +1
Party for Democracy and Socialism 76,525 3.28 2 0
Party for Democracy and Progress / Socialist Party 58,455 2.51 2 –8
Convention of Democratic Forces 54,621 2.34 3 +3
Rally for the Development of Burkina 48,865 2.09 2 +2
National Union for Democracy and Development 44,113 1.89 0
Union of Sankarist Parties 40,608 1.74 2 +2
National Rebirth Party 30,030 1.29 1 –3
Citizen's Popular Rally 26,758 1.15 1 +1
Union for Democracy and Social Progress 23,918 1.03 1 +1
African Independence Party 19,267 0.83 1 –4
Movement for the People and Socialism/Federal Party 16,734 0.72 0
Rally of the Ecologists of Burkina 11,481 0.49 0
Republican Party for Integration and Solidarity 10,324 0.44 0
Alliance for Progress and Freedom 5,466 0.23 0 –1
ACP 5,363 0.23 0
Party for Concord and Progress of Faso 5,192 0.22 0
Organisation for Democracy and Labour 4,384 0.19 0
National Union for Independence and Solidarity 3,486 0.15 0
Ecologist Party for the Development of Burkina 3,150 0.14 0
Patriotic Front for Change 3,084 0.13 0 –1
Social Union of Burkina 3,016 0.13 0
Alliance for Democracy of Faso 2,630 0.11 0
Republican Democratic Front 2,609 0.11 0
Alliance of Revolutionary Democrats 2,412 0.10 0
Group of Patriotic Democrats 2,298 0.10 0
Union of Patriots for Development 2,075 0.09 0
National Convention for Change 1,470 0.06 0
Democratic Union of Faso 1,363 0.06 0
Greens of Faso 1,318 0.06 0
Citizens League of Builders 1,163 0.05 0
National Council for Renaissance-Sankarist Movement 1,105 0.05 0
Party of Independent Forces for Development 930 0.04 0
Movement for Tolerance and Progress 923 0.04 0
Party for the Protection of the Environment/Nature Convention 855 0.04 0
Union of Progressive Forces 620 0.03 0
Burkinabé Liberal Party 428 0.02 0
Union of Democratic Peasants for Progress 387 0.02 0
Unified Socialist Party 372 0.02 0
Party of Progress for National Renewal 371 0.02 0
Cultural Activity Movement for Political Ennoblement 327 0.01 0
National Union for Democracy and Progress 310 0.01 0
Pan-African Movement of Faso 219 0.01 0
New Social Democracy 197 0.01 0
Invalid/blank votes 187,260
Total 2,520,423 100 111 0
Registered voters/turnout 4,466,354 56.43
Source: CENI

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