Botswana: 2019 National Assembly election results

Updated November 2019

The election took place on 23 October 2019.

Voting statistics


Registered voters 924 709
Votes cast 778 181
Turnout 84.15
Valid votes 772,208
Invalid votes 5,973
% Invalid 0.77

Table source

The Voice 2019, Psephos 2019.

Ruling Party split

The Botswana Patriotic Front was launched in july 2019 as a split from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party. It was backed by former President and BDP leader Ian Khama.

Results

Total number of seats won by each party

Party Votes % Votes Seats % Seats
Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) 406,561 52.65 38 66.67
Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) 277,121 35.89 15 26.32
Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) 34,028 4.41 3 5.26
Alliance for Progresives (AP) 39,561 5.12 1 1.75
Botswana Movement for Democracy 2,058 0.27 0 0.00
Real Alternative Party 145 0.02 0 0.00
Independents 12,734 1.65 0 0.00
Total 772,208 100.01 57 100.00

References

PSEPHOS 2019, "Republic of Botswana: Legislative election of 23 October 2019", [www] https://web.archive.org/web/20200317212055/http://psephos.adam-carr.net/countries/b/botswana/botswana2019.txt (accessed 1 November 2019)

THE VOICE 2019, "Botswana 2019 Election results", [www] https://news.thevoicebw.com/election-results/ (accessed 1 November 2019)