Burundian legislative election, 2010

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Burundian legislative election, 2010
Burundi
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Party CNDD-FDD UPRONA FRODEBU-Nyakuri
Seats before 59 14 -
Seats won 80 16 4
Seat change Increase21 Increase2 Increase4
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Parliamentary elections were 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]

National Assembly[edit]

  CNDD-FDD: 81 seats
  UPRONA: 17 seats
  FRODEBU-Nyakuri: 5 seats
  Twa: 3 seats
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 Labor Party 0 0 0
Kaze – Forces for the Defense of Democracy 0 0 0
National Liberation Front 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

Senate[edit]

  CNDD-FDD: 32 seats
  UPRONA: 2 seats
  Former heads of state: 4 seats
  Twa: 3 seats

The Senate was elected on 28 July by electoral colleges composed of local councillors.[5]

Party Votes % Seats
Elected Co-opted Total +/–
CNDD–FDD 32 0 32 0
Union for National Progress 2 0 2 0
Reserved seats for Twas 3 3 0
Former presidents 4 4 0
Total 1,500 100 34 7 41 –7
Registered voters/turnout 1,935 77.5
Source: African Elections Database

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 (2010-06-30). "AFP: Burundi's president Pierre Nkurunziza re-elected". Google.com. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  4. ^ AFP (2010-07-27). "AFP: Burundi's ruling party sweeps parliamentary polls". Google.com. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  5. ^ Indirect Legislative Elections in Sub-Saharan Africa African Elections Database