Burundi’s Ruling Party Candidate Wins Election With 68.7 Percent – Official

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Evariste Ndayishimiye, Burundi’s Presidential candidate of the ruling party the National Council for the Defense of Democracy – Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD), casts his ballot during the presidential and general elections at the Bubu Primary school in Giheta, central Burundi, on May 20, 2020.AFP

Burundi’s ruling party presidential candidate Evariste Ndayishimiye on Monday was declared the victor of the bitterly disputed election, with 68.72 percent of the vote.

The election commission, which released the official results live on Burundian media, said that his main rival Agathon Rwasa of the National Freedom Council (CNL), had garnered 24.19 percent of the vote which saw 87.7 percent voter turnout.

AFP

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