Month: August 2016

FOR YES VOTE IN THE 2016 REFERENDUM TO WIN

WHAT IT WOULD TAKE FOR YES VOTE IN THE REFERENDUM TO WIN  IN SUMMARY 50% of eligible voters in the 2016 Referendum which is 3,750,000 people must have turned up to cast their vote and of the 3,750,000 people who turned up, 50% should vote yes meaning that 1,875,000 people or more should vote yes…

​GUIDE TO CALCULATION OF 50%+1 FOR AUGUST 11TH 2016 ELECTIONS.

​ CORRECT CALCULATION OF 50%+1 Refer to Constitution. Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) [No. 2 of 2016]… ’47. (1) Elections to the office of President shall be conducted directly, under a majoritarian electoral system, where the winning candidate must receive more than fifty percent of the valid votes cast, and in accordance with Article 101.’ CALCULATION:…

ECZ ANNOUNCES RESULTS

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has announced results in its first briefing on results of the August 11th 2016 General Elections and Referendum.  ECZ Chairperson Justice Esau Chulu announced results for three (3) of the 156 Constituencies in Zambia by 21.00hrs. Another update of results is expected at 23.00hrs. To keep up to date with…

Day 2 POST-POLL DAY:PRESS BRIEFING BY THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER, MS. PRISCILLA ISAAC

ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA Elections House, Haile Selassie Avenue, PO Box 50274, LUSAKA. 12th   August, 2016. PRESS BRIEFING BY THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER, MS. PRISCILLA ISAAC 10:00 HOURS AT MULUNGUSHI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE ON 12TH AUGUST 2016 Accredited Monitors and Observers, Members of the Press, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, I welcome you all to…

3rd PRESS BRIEFING FOR POLL DAY: PRESS BRIEFING BY THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER, MS. PRISCILLA ISAAC

ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA Elections House, Haile Selassie Avenue, PO Box 50274, LUSAKA. 11th   August, 2016. PRESS BRIEFING BY THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER, MS. PRISCILLA ISAAC 21:00 HOURS AT MULUNGUSHI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE ON 11TH AUGUST 2016 Accredited Monitors and Observers, Members of the Press, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, I welcome you all to…

2nd Press Briefing: Zambia Elections Poll day

​ ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA Elections House, Haile Selassie Avenue, PO Box 50274, LUSAKA. 11th   August, 2016. PRESS BRIEFING BY THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER, MS. PRISCILLA ISAAC 17:00 HOURS AT MULUNGUSHI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE ON 11TH AUGUST 2016 Accredited Monitors and Observers, Members of the Press, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, I welcome you all…