85 candidates to compete in Burkina Faso municipal elections

Eighty-five candidates have joined the municipal elections expected to hold on May 22 in Burkina Faso, official source on Thursday told Xinhua.

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These are 72 candidates of political parties, one political group candidate and 12 independent candidates, according to the National Independent Electoral Commission.

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The campaign for the elections will kick off on May 14.

Previously scheduled on Jan. 29, the municipal elections were postponed after the coup attempt on Sept. 16, 2015 by a group of militaries against the government of transition.

The municipal elections will select municipal councilors and mayors of over 350 municipalities in the country. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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