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Parliamentary elections were held in Burundi on 8 September 1961 in order to install a government to rule the country following independence from Belgium on 1 July 1962.The result was a victory for the Union for National Progress, which won over 80% of the vote and 58 of the 64 seats in the National Assembly. Voter turnout was 75.39%.
|Union for National Progress||627,453||80.97||58|
|Association of the Middle Classes, Clerks, and Intellectuals||3,470||0.45||0|
|Union of People's Parties||2,452||0.32||0|
|African National Union of Ruanda-Urundi||1,641||0.21||0|
|Source: African Elections Database|
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