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BURUNDI
Inama Nkenguzamateka (Senate)
LAST ELECTIONS

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Parlement / Parliament
Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Inama Nkenguzamateka / Senate
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Inama Nshingamateka / National Assembly
BACKGROUND
Dates of election / renewal (from/to) 24 July 2015
Purpose of elections Indirect elections were held for all elective seats in the Senate on the normal expiry of the members' term of office.
(not applicable - indirect elections)
STATISTICS
Voter turnout
Round no 124 July 2015
Number of registered electors
Voters
Blank or invalid ballot papers
Valid votes



Notes
Distribution of votes
Round no 1
Political Group Candidates Votes %
National Council for the Defense of Democracy - Front for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD)
Union for National Progress (UPRONA)
Forces for National Liberation (FNL)
Distribution of seats
Round no 1
Political Group Total
National Council for the Defense of Democracy - Front for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) 33
Union for National Progress (UPRONA) 2
Forces for National Liberation (FNL) 1
Distribution of seats according to sex
Men
Women
Percent of women
25
18
41.86%
Distribution of seats according to age
Distribution of seats according to profession
Comments
Source: http://www.ceniburundi.bi/RESULTAT-PROVISOIRES-DE-L-ELECTION-SENATORIALE-DU-24-JUILLET-2015

Due to the creation of a new province (Rumonge) in March 2015, the new Senate now comprises 43 members (up from 41).
- 36 indirectly elected (2 senators elected by 18 provinces, instead of 17 previously)
- 3 Twas
- 4 former Presidents

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.

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