Burundians vote in parliamentary election

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.

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