COUNCIL CHAIRPERSON’S ELECTION FOR LUPOSOSHI DISTRICT, PARLIAMENTARY AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT BY-ELECTIONS FOR MANGANGO CONSTITUENCY AND FOUR (4) LOCAL GOVERNMENT WARDS

Notice is hereby given to the general public that the Electoral Commission of Zambia has prescribed Tuesday, 20th November, 2018 as the date on which to hold the Council Chairperson’s Election in Lupososhi District and Parliamentary by-election in Mangango Constituency of Kaoma District. On the same date, the Commission will also conduct Four (4) Local Government by-elections in Chisanga Ward of Ngabwe District, Lusinde Ward of Petauke District, Nkhanka Ward in Chama District and Tumvwanganai Ward of Solwezi District.

LEGAL FRAMEWORK GOVERNING ELECTIONS IN ZAMBIA: DOWNLOADS

LEGAL FRAMEWORK GOVERNING ELECTIONS IN ZAMBIA: DOWNLOADS The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) draws its mandate from the Constitution of the Republic of Zambia and statutes stipulated by the Legislature. The following laws guide the Electoral Commission of Zambia; The Constitution of Zambia (1991) which contains the Bill of Rights: (https://www.elections.org.zm/media/constitution_of_zambia_technical_committee__-_23rd_october_2014.pdf) The Constitution of Zambia…

UNDERSTANDING ECZ RESULTS MANAGEMENT

UNDERSTANDING ECZ RESULTS MANAGEMENT   After citizens have voted in an election, the results of an election are announced after a rigorous Results Management process.   The Electoral Commission of Zambia is an autonomous Constitutional body responsible for organising and conducting elections in Zambia in accordance with Article 229 (2) of the Constitution of the…

ECZ TO DEPLOY ENUMERATORS TO INTERVIEW HOUSEHOLDS ON LOW VOTER TURNOUT AND PREVALENCE OF REJECTED BALLOT PAPERS

The Commission is currently conducting a training workshop for enumerators from the Zambia Central Statistical Office (CSO). The training is designed to prepare the enumerators for deployment in August, 2018 across Zambia to conduct interviews with households on high prevalence of Rejected Ballot Papers and the incidence of low voter turnout in the 2016 presidential election.