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3 June 2005 Communal Elections in Burundi
[See Note Below]
 
National Summary

Registered Voters

3,157,158

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

2,544,669 (80.6%)

Party Number of Seats (3,225)
National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) 1,781
Front for Democracy in Burundi (FRODEBU) 822
Union for National Progress (UPRONA) 260
National Council for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD) 135
Movement for the Rehabilitation of Citizens-Rurenzangemero (MRC) 88
Party for National Recovery (PARENA) 75
Green Party-Intwari (VERT) 9
Party for the Integral Renewal of Burundi-Intahemana (PARIBU) 8
Rally for the People of Burundi (RPB) 7
National Liberation Front (FROLINA) 5
People's Party (PP) 5
Party for the Reconstruction of the Burundian Nation in Community Development (RUSANGI) 5
Party for the Liberation of People-Agakiza (PALIPE) 4
National Liberation Forces-Icanzo (FNL-Icanzo) 3
Kaze-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (KAZE-FDD) 2
Social Democratic Party-Dusabikanye (PSD) 2
Burundo-African Alliance for Salvation (ABASA) 1
Party for the Restoration of Monarchy and Dialogue in Burundi (ABAHUZA) 1
Pan Africanist Socialist Movement-Inkinzo (MSP) 1
Party for Peace, Democracy, Reconciliation, and Reconstruction (PPDRR) 1
Independents 10
 
 Election Results by Province and Commune
(Provisional Final Results)
(Note: Each communal council has 25 seats; In Bujumbura Mairie [City of Bujumbura], administrative divisions are called zones)
 
 
 
 
Bubanza Province

Registered Voters

133,103

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

100,544

Commune CNDD-FDD FRODEBU UPRONA MRC CNDD ABASA Independent
Bubanza 20 3 2 - - - -
Gihanga 13 6 2 2 - 1 1
Mpanda 15 9 1 - - - -
Musigati 23 2 - - - - -
Rugazi 18 5 1 - 1 - -
Total Seats 89 25 6 2 1 1 1

 
Bujumbura Mairie

Registered Voters

268,822

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

153,245

Zone FRODEBU CNDD-FDD PARENA UPRONA MRC CNDD PARIBU RPB ABAHUZA Independents
Buterere 15 6 - 1 - 1 1 1 - -
Buyenzi 8 13 1 1 1 1 - - - -
Bwiza 6 10 3 3 2 1 - - - -
Cibitoke 6 6 3 3 3 - - - 1 3
Gihosha 12 6 2 2 2 1 - - - -
Kamenge 15 9 - - - 1 - - - -
Kanyosha Mairie 18 4 1 1 1 - - - - -
Kinama 18 5 - 2 - - - - - -
Kinindo 6 7 4 3 4 - - - - 1
Musaga 5 3 7 5 4 1 - - - -
Ngagara 4 5 6 4 5 - - - - 1
Nyakabiga 3 6 6 4 4 1 - - - 1
Rohero 8 7 3 3 3 1 - - - -
Total Seats 124 87 36 32 29 8 1 1 1 6
 
 
Bujumbura Rural Province

Registered Voters

219,651

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

153,890

Commune FRODEBU CNDD-FDD UPRONA MRC PP CNDD PARENA KAZE-FDD MSP
Bugarama 16 5 3 - - 1 - - -
Isale 22 3 - - - - - - -
Kabezi 17 4 - - 1 2 - 1 -
Kanyosha 24 1 - - - - - - -
Mubimbi 18 7 - - - - - - -
Mugongomanga 3 3 12 4 1 - 1 - 1
Muhuta 20 2 1 - 1 1 - - -
Mukike 8 4 10 2 - - 1 - -
Mutambu 9 15 - - 1 - - - -
Mutimbuzi 17 5 1 - 1 1 - - -
Nyabiraba 20 3 1 1 - - - - -
Total Seats 174 52 28 7 5 5 2 1 1

 
Bururi Province

Registered Voters

224,921

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

177,136

Commune CNDD FRODEBU UPRONA PARENA CNDD-FDD FROLINA MRC PSD KAZE-FDD PARIBU
Burambi 12 7 2 2 1 - - - - 1
Bururi 12 5 3 2 3 - - - - -
Buyengero 16 5 2 1 1 - - - - -
Matana 5 11 3 4 2 - - - - -
Mugamba 2 7 6 3 2 - 3 2 - -
Rumonge 3 15 1 - 4 2 - - - -
Rutovu 10 6 4 2 3 - - - - -
Songa 13 6 2 2 1 - - - 1 -
Vyanda 9 4 4 4 2 2 - - - -
Total Seats 82 66 27 20 19 4 3 2 1 1

 
Cankuzo Province

Registered Voters

76,545

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

63,048

Commune CNDD-FDD FRODEBU UPRONA VERT PARENA CNDD FNL-Icanzo PARIBU
Cankuzo 14 3 3 2 1 1 1 -
Cendajuru 21 3 1 - - - - -
Gisagara 14 4 3 3 1 - - -
Kigamba 14 4 6 1 - - - -
Mishiha 17 4 1 - 2 - - 1
Total Seats 80 18 14 6 4 1 1 1

 
Cibitoke Province

Registered Voters

180,863

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

141,178

Commune

CNDD-FDD

FRODEBU UPRONA MRC Independents
Buganda 12 11 2 - -
Bukinanyana 21 4 - - -
Mabayi 14 11 - - -
Mugina 14 8 1 - 2
Murwi 15 10 - - -
Rugombo 8 14 2 1 -
Total Seats 84 58 5 1 2

 
Gitega Province

Registered Voters

276,830

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

231,325

Commune CNDD-FDD FRODEBU UPRONA CNDD MRC PARIBU PARENA VERT
Bugendana 22 2 1 - - - - -
Bukirasazi 21 2 1 - - - - 1
Buraza 17 6 2 - - - - -
Giheta 18 5 1 1 - - - -
Gishubi 22 3 - - - - - -
Gitega 19 4 2 - - - - -
Itaba 21 3 1 - - - - -
Makebuko 19 3 2 - - 1 - -
Mutaho 21 2 2 - - - - -
Nyarusange 18 5 1 - 1 - - -
Ryansoro 9 11 2 1 1 - 1 -
Total Seats 207 46 15 2 2 1 1 1
 

Karuzi Province

Registered Voters

162,105

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

141,139

Commune CNDD-FDD FRODEBU UPRONA RPB CNDD PPDRR
Bugenyuzi 22 3 - - - -
Buhiga 20 2 3 - - -
Gihogazi 22 2 - - 1 -
Gitaramuka 21 3 1 - - -
Mutumba 22 3 - - - -
Nyabikere 17 5 1 2 - -
Shombo 20 3 1 - - 1
Total Seats 144 21 6 2 1 1

 
Kayanza Province

Registered Voters

245,574

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

210,197

Commune CNDD-FDD FRODEBU UPRONA RUSANGI MRC
Butaganzwa 22 2 1 - -
Gahombo 17 3 2 3 -
Gatara 15 7 2 1 -
Kabarore 22 3 - - -
Kayanza 16 7 2 - -
Matongo 20 1 3 - 1
Muhanga 21 2 2 - -
Muruta 21 2 2 - -
Rango 21 2 2 - -
Total Seats 175 29 16 4 1

 
Kirundo Province

Registered Voters

247,333

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

213,130

Commune CNDD-FDD FRODEBU UPRONA PALIPE RPB FNL-Icanzo
Bugabira 17 3 4 1 - -
Busoni 16 7 2 - - -
Bwambarangwe 13 10 2 - - -
Gitobe 12 12 1 - - -
Kirundo 11 10 3 - 1 -
Ntega 7 12 2 3 - 1
Vumbi 7 16 2 - - -
Total Seats 83 70 16 4 1 1

 
Makamba Province

Registered Voters

146,993

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

114,557

Commune CNDD-FDD FRODEBU CNDD UPRONA PARENA
Kayogoro 19 3 3 - -
Kibago 15 4 2 3 1
Mabanda 5 10 4 4 2
Makamba 11 8 4 2 -
Nyanza-Lac 5 13 6 1 -
Vugizo 3 9 8 3 2
Total Seats 58 47 27 13 5
 
 
Muramvya Province

Registered Voters

120,850

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

102,870

Commune CNDD-FDD FRODEBU UPRONA MRC VERT
Bukeye 16 5 3 1 -
Kiganda 16 2 4 3 -
Mbuye 18 2 4 1 -
Muramvya 12 5 3 3 2
Rutegama 21 3 - 1 -
Total Seats 83 17 14 9 2

 
Muyinga Province

Registered Voters

226,012

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

197,528

Commune CNDD-FDD FRODEBU UPRONA RPB PARIBU CNDD PARENA
Buhinyuza 20 4 - - - - 1
Butihinda 16 6 - 1 2 - -
Gashoho 18 5 2 - - - -
Gasorwe 17 5 1 1 - 1 -
Giteranyi 17 6 1 1 - - -
Muyinga 17 6 1 - 1 - -
Mwakiro 21 3 1 - - - -
Total Seats 126 35 6 3 3 1 1

 
Mwaro Province

Registered Voters

103,490

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

  86,123

Commune CNDD-FDD MRC FRODEBU UPRONA CNDD
Bisoro 6 4 12 3 -
Gisozi 3 11 2 9 -
Kayokwe 11 4 6 3 1
Ndava 16 3 2 4 -
Nyabihanga 21 1 3 - -
Rusaka 5 8 4 8 -
Total Seats 62 31 29 27 1

 
Ngozi Province

Registered Voters

265,603

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

238,447

Commune CNDD-FDD FRODEBU UPRONA PARENA PARIBU RUSANGI FNL-Icanzo
Busiga 18 2 2 - 1 1 1
Gashikanwa 14 8 3 - - - -
Kiremba 19 4 2 - - - -
Marangara 19 5 1 - - - -
Mwumba 22 1 1 1 - - -
Ngozi 17 4 3 1 - - -
Murenza 22 3 - - - - -
Ruhororo 21 1 3 - - - -
Tangara 22 2 1 - - - -
Total Seats 174 30 16 2 1 1 1

 
Rutana Province

Registered Voters

117,174

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

101,797

Commune CNDD-FDD UPRONA FRODEBU CNDD PARENA Independent
Bukemba 17 3 3 1 1 -
Giharo 23 - 2 - - -
Gitanga 16 4 2 3 - -
Mpinga 20 3 2 - - -
Musongati 20 2 2 - - 1
Rutana 18 4 3 - - -
Total Seats 114 16 14 4 1 1

 
Ruyigi Province

Registered Voters

141,289

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

118,229

Commune CNDD-FDD FRODEBU UPRONA PARENA MRC FROLINA
Butaganzwa 22 2 - - 1 -
Butezi 19 4 2 - - -
Bweru 18 2 2 1 1 1
Gisuru 22 3 - - - -
Kanyinya 21 4 - - - -
Nyabitsinda 23 2 - - - -
Ruyigi 20 2 1 2 - -
Total Seats 145 19 5 3 2 1
 
 
Note: Final Results of the communal elections were released on 24 June 2005. The figures provided in the national summary reflect these results, however detailed final figures at the provincial and communal level are not available. All figures listed in this section are based on the provisional final results released in mid-June.
 
 
 
 

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