July 27, 2010, midnight
Burundi’s ruling party won parliamentary elections held on Tuesday. Official results from the National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) showed that President Pierre NKURUNZIZA’s CNDD-FDD party captured 81.19 percent of the votes in the parliamentary election. This was the third recent election in Burundi. On July 23, NKURUNZIZA won re-election without any opposition, as his opponents all boycotted the polls.