Burundian presidential election, 1984

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Presidential elections were held for the first time in Burundi in July 1984. Incumbent Jean-Baptiste Bagaza of the Union for National Progress (then the sole legal party) was the only candidate, and was re-elected with 99.63% of the vote.[1] Voter turnout was 98.3%.[2]


Candidate Party Votes %
Jean-Baptiste Bagaza Union for National Progress 1,752,579 99.6
Against 0.4
Invalid/blank votes
Total 1,758,804 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,788,493 98.3
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Elections in Burundi African Elections Database
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p162 ISBN 0-19-829645-2