Rwandans Elect Provincial Senators

Of the 12 elected senators, one is from the City of Kigali, two come from the Northern Province, while each of the other three provinces picked three senators. Rwanda's Senate is made up of 26 members - including the 12 members who represent the country's four provinces and the City of Kigali and are picked through electoral colleges - and eight senators appointed by the president.

  • Rwanda:   Men Dominate Senatorial Provincial Seats

    New Times, 17 September 2019

    Only four out of the 12 successful candidates who were elected to represent the four provinces and the City of Kigali in Rwanda's third senate are women, according to the results. Read more »

The National Electoral Commission’s chairperson Kalisa Mbanda speaking in the Senatorial elections at Kigali City Hall on September 16, 2019.

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