ELECTION WATCH 14/2017
[24th September 2017]
ZEC Press Release on the Voter Registration Regulations
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission [ZEC] issued an undated press release about Statutory Instrument 85/2017, Electoral (Registration of Voters) Regulations, 2017 governing voter registration. Statutory Instrument 85/2017 was gazetted on 21st July 2017 and is available on the Veritas website [link].
The full text of the recent ZEC press release is set out below. It should be noted that its main focus is on the need for persons claiming registration to have “proof of residency” – and how affidavits can be accepted in the absence of the prescribed documents.