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National Election Results
 
15 November & 8 December 1960 Communal Elections in Burundi

National Summary
Registered Voters 475,655
Total Votes (Voter Turnout) 397,651 (83.6%)
Invalid/Blank Votes   10,494
Total Valid Votes 387,157
Party [Coalition]* Communal Councilors Burgomasters
Number of Seats (2,873) Number of Seats (181)
Christian Democratic Party (PDC) [FC] 925 56
Union for National Progress (UPRONA) 545 36
Rural Democratic Party (PDR) [FC] 501 29
People's Party (PP) [FC] 222 16
National Union of Burundi (UNB) [FC] 156 12
People's Rally of Burundi (RPB) [FC] 109 11
Rural Movement of Burundi (MRB) [FC] 40 4
Progressive Movement of Burundi (MPB) [FC] 32 2
Abanyamajambere b'i Burundi Party (AB) [FC] 13 -
Voice of the Murundi People (VPM) [FC] 12 1
Union of the Hutu, Tutsi, and Twa of Burundi (UHTTB) 10 -
African National Union of Ruanda-Urundi (UNARU) 6 -
Burundi Workers' Party (PTB) 4 1
People's Emancipation Party (PEP) [FC] 4 -
Conservative Party (PC) 1 -
Independents & Local-Interest Groups 293 13
*The Common Front (FC), an electoral coalition of 12 political parties, won a combined total of 2,014 Communal Councilor seats and 131 Burgomaster seats. Two additional political parties, the Country Democratic Union (UDP) and Burundi Workers' Rally (RTB) were also members of the coalition, but failed to win any seats in the election:
 
 
 
 

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