WORLD Burundian ruling party's Evariste Ndayishimiye wins presidential election: provisional results

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Burundian ruling party's Evariste Ndayishimiye wins presidential election: provisional results

Xinhua

23:12, May 25, 2020

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BUJUMBURA, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Provisional results show Burundian ruling party's Evariste Ndayishimiye wins the presidential election held on May 20, the country's electoral body said here on Monday.

Ndayishimiye from the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy won 68.72 percent of votes in the presidential election, followed by National Council for Liberty's Agathon Rwasa who got 24.19 percent of votes, said the National Independent Electoral Commission.

Burundi voters went to the polls last Wednesday to elect a new president, members of the National Assembly, and district councillors.


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