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Burundi

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Senate

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theNational 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.
24.07.2015
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
20.07.2020
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.
43
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Full renewal

Results

About the election Short description of the context and results of the election.
Indirect elections were held for all elective seats in the Senate on the normal expiry of the members' term of office.
Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
25
Number of women elected
18
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.
41.86%
Note on the Distribution of seats according to sex
The "Distribution of seats according to sex" includes three co-opted members (Twas) and four former Presidents. Seventeen women were indirectly elected and one woman was co-opted.
Sources
Senate (26.06.2018) Election Commission
Women Indirectly Elected
17
Women Appointed
1

New legislature

First-term parliamentarians The number of members who are assuming their parliamentary mandate for the first time following the election or renewal, regardless of their mode of designation.
28
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.
12.08.2015
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.
Révérien Ndikuriyo (Male)
Date of election
14.08.2015