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PRESS RELEASE: FINAL VOTER REGISTRATION STATISTICS JULY 2016

FINAL VOTER REGISTRATION STATISTICS The Electoral Commission of Zambia would like to inform the nation that as at 29th July, 2016, the following were the final statistics of the 2015/16 voter registration exercise, as scheduled in the table below: NO. PROVINCE MALE FEMALE VOTERS % NATIONAL 1 CENTRAL      325,792     316,335            642,127 9.6%…

PUBLIC NOTICE

PERSONAL INFORMATION OF VALIDLY NOMINATED PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES NOTICE is hereby given that in accordance with Article 52 of the Constitution, the persons indicated in Schedule 1 were validly nominated as Presidential candidates and Running Mates. FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that the information regarding the qualifications and assets and liabilities of all the validly nominated candidates and…

ECZ Voter Education Events

Voter Education for People with Disabilities & Voter Education through Street Theatre The Electoral Commission of Zambia is supporting voter education workshops for People With Disabilities and Street Theatre activities across the country. Topics include ‘the elections process’ and ‘ the Referendum’.  The ECZ is ensuring that Voter Education workshops are being implemented mainly by…

PEACE PLEDGE FOR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR THE 11 AUGUST 2016 GENERAL ELECTIONS AND REFERENDUM

PEACE PLEDGE FOR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR THE 11 AUGUST 2016 GENERAL ELECTIONS AND REFERENDUM The Electoral Commission of Zambia invited Zambian political parties participating in the August 11th 2016 General Elections to Mulungushi International Conference Centre to sign a Peace Pledge on 15th July 2016. The Peace Pledge was an initiative presented to political party…

SPEECH ON THE PEACE ACCORD

REMARKS BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA, THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE ESAU E. CHULU, DURING A MEETING WITH POLITICAL PARTY PRESIDENTS ON FRIDAY, 15th JULY, 2016, AT THE MULUNGUSHI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE. The Republican President, Aspiring Presidential candidates, The Commonwealth Special Advisor on political Dialogue, His Excellency, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, The UN…

2016 REFERENDUM

What is a Referendum? A referendum is a process that allows citizens to approve or reject a proposed law to be passed by the Legislature. In a referendum voters are given the opportunity to directly decide through a vote on a particular subject matter.  All eligable citizens have the right to either accept or reject a…