PRESS RELEASE: ELECTION SUPPORT CENTRES IN THE 26th JULY 2018 MAYORAL / COUNCIL CHAIRPERSONS’ AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (BY) ELECTIONS

FACTS: ELECTION SUPPORT CENTRES IN THE 26th JULY 2018 MAYORAL / COUNCIL CHAIRPERSONS’ AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (BY) ELECTIONS

The Election Support Centres were initiated, during the 2016 General Elections and Referendum. Election Support Centres were established at National and Provincial level with the main aim of ensuring that the Commission at Headquarter level is well informed of key activities taking place in the field during any particular election. In turn, as challenges arise, the Commission strives to apply immediate corrective measures in the field to ensure that the elections are conducted according to the laid down procedures.

COMMUNIQUÉ RELEASED BY THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA ON THE STAKEHOLDER EXPECTATIONS FOR THE LUSAKA MAYORAL BY-ELECTION AND OTHER DISTRICT AND WARD BY-ELECTIONS SCHEDULED FOR 26 JULY 2018 12 JULY, 2018 ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA, LUSAKA.

On 30 April and 11 May 2018, the Electoral Commission of Zambia met with Church Mother Bodies, political parties and the Zambia Police to discuss the norms and standards of stakeholder conduct in view of the 5 June Chilanga Parliamentary By-Election.