Election Watch

Election Watch 41 - 2018 - Party Strengths in the New Parliament

ELECTION WATCH 41/2018

18th August 2018

Party Strengths in the New Parliament

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission [ZEC] has published lists of all members declared elected to the new Parliament, which will be Zimbabwe’s Ninth Parliament since Independence in 1980:

Election Watch 39-2018 - Challenging the Presidential Election Result

ELECTION WATCH 39/2018

6th August 2018

Time Frame for a Presidential Challenge

In the early hours of the morning on 3rd August, the chairperson of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission [ZEC] declared Mr Mnangagwa to have been duly elected as President of Zimbabwe.  The MDC Alliance has said the result will be challenged in court.

Election Watch 36 - 2018 - Will the Elections be Free and Fair?

ELECTION WATCH 36/2018

29th July 2018

Will the Elections be Free and Fair

The world recently witnessed a successfully-run FIFA World Cup.  Everyone knew the rules, the referees were neutral and independent; no one knew who the winner would be.

ELECTION WATCH 34-2018 - Presidential Ballot Paper

ELECTION WATCH 34/2018

18th July 2018

Presidential Ballot Paper

It appears that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission [ZEC] has printed presidential ballot papers with the presidential candidates listed in alphabetical order in two columns.  The President’s name, which would be towards the middle of a single column, heads the second column.

What the Electoral Act and Regulations say about the Form of Ballot Papers

ELECTION WATCH 33-2018 - Update on Veritas Transparency Case

ELECTION WATCH 33/2018

18th July 2018

Update on Veritas Case for More Electoral Transparency

Transparency Necessary for Verifiability

Our new President has promised Zimbabweans and the international community that the impending elections will be “free and fair”.  The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission [ZEC] has promised to deliver free and fair elections.

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