Election Watch

Election Watch 18-2017

ELECTION WATCH 18/2017

[30th October 2017]

RED ALERT

Electoral Amendment Bill

The Bill could be Introduced in Parliament after both Houses resume on 31st October

This leaves a very short time remaining for lobbying and advocacy

Election Watch 17-2017

ELECTION WATCH 17/2017

[14th October 2017]

Voter Registration Problems – Residence Affidavits and Commissioners of Oaths

Election Watch 16-2017

ELECTION WATCH 16/2017

[12th October 2017]

Laws Needing Amendment for Free Elections

Introduction

In Election Watch 15/2017 we outlined some of the amendments to the Electoral Act that need to be made to bring it into line with the Constitution.  We have also published a draft Electoral Amendment Bill which, if adopted and enacted, would make those amendments.

Election Watch 10-2017 - President Orders New Registration of Voters from 14th September to 15th January

ELECTION WATCH 10/2017

[8th September 2017]

President Orders New Registration of Voters
from 14th September to 15th January

In a proclamation gazetted today, 8th September 2017, the President ordered a new registration of voters in all wards and constituencies in Zimbabwe.  The proclamation was issued in terms of section 36A of the Electoral Act.

Election Watch 9-2017

ELECTION WATCH 9/2017

[2nd September 2017]

ZEC Press Statements on IDs and Voter Registration

Recent press reports have suggested [wrongly] that the millions of Zimbabweans holding metal identity cards will not be allowed to register as voters during the forthcoming Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise to be conducted by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission [ZEC]. 

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