Burkina Faso

National Assembly

Election results

Data on parliamentary elections, including the background, candidates, voter turnout, results and the formation of the new legislature. By default the latest election results are displayed. Select a date to view results from previous elections

Background

Election date(s) The date when elections started and ended for directly or indirectly elected parliaments/chambers. The date of appointments for appointed parliaments/chambers.
22.11.2020
Timing of election Timing of election: Upon normal expiry; Early elections; Delayed elections
Upon normal expiry
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
30.11.2025
Number of seats at stake Number of seats contested at the elections. Where the parliament/chamber is fully renewed, this number is usually identical to the statutory number of members. Where the parliament/chamber is partially renewed or appointed, the number of seats at stake is usually less than the total number of members.
127
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Full renewal

Voter turnout

Registration Number of people registered to vote
6,492,868

Results

Number of parties winning seats The number of parties which won parliamentary representation in the given election.
15
Percentage of seats won by largest party or coalition The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of seats won by the largest party by the number of seats at stake in the election.
44.09%
Parties or coalitions winning seats
Political groups winning seats breakdown
Political group Total
People's Movement for Progress (MPP) 56
Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP) 20
New Era for Democracy (NTD) 13
Union for Progress and Change (UPC) 12
Union for Rebirth / Sankarist Party (UNIR/PS) 5
Movement for Burkina of the Future (MBF) 4
Alliance for Democracy and Federation - African Democratic Rally (ADF-RDA) 3
Patriotic Rally for Integrity (RPI) 3
Party for Development and Change (PDC) 3
National Convention for Progress (CNP) 2
Act Together (AGIR) 2
Party for Democracy and Socialism (PDS) 1
Convergence for Progress and Solidarity - Generation 3 (CPS-G3) 1
Pan-African Alliance for Reform (APR) 1
United Progressives for Renewal (PUR) 1
Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
119
Number of women elected
8
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
6.3%
Sources
National Assembly (05.01.2020)
https://ceniburkina.bf/legislatives
Women Directly Elected
8

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
119
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
8
Date of the first session The date when the newly elected parliament/chamber was convened for the first time. It may be different from the date when members were sworn in.
28.12.2020
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Alassane Bala​ Sakandé (Male)
Political party
People's Movement for Progress (MPP)
Date of election
28.12.2020