ZEC BVR Statistics as at 8th February 2018

Take Note:

1. Voter Registration was launched on 14th September 2017. Voter Registration at static centres (63 ZEC District Offices) started on 18th September 2017 and the 

National Blitz on 10th October 2017 with 2 697 kits deployed and 303 as back up. Mop- Up has a total of 2,886 centres and a total of 490 kits and

51 as back up.

2. Total Voters registered to date is 5,310,734. This figure includes figures from the static registration centres for the period 18/9-9/10/2017.

3. Projected Voter Population figures are for 2018 and include aliens, foreigners and persons without IDs as well as people turning 18 in 2018. Also note that under

Zimbabwe law, Voter Registration is not compulsory.

4. Turned Away: The law stipulates age, citizenship and proof of residence as requirements for Voter Registration. Turned aways are persons not complying with

these requirements including illegible/defaced documents. Reasons reflected in the table relate specifically to the Mop-Up phase.

5. Some of the turned away will find their way back once they get the relevant documentation e.g. proof of residence or ID. These issues are

being tackled through Voter Education and Publicity Campaigns. The Electorate is urged to comply with Voter Registration requirements and

prepare their documentation in advance.

6. Following the court order to register persons formerly classified as 'Aliens', a sizeable number of those turned away from this category are likely to be registered.

Some are being further turned away for not having long birth certificates which is a requirement.

7. The registrants can register anywhere in the country hence provincial figures do not necessarily reflect the number of registered voters specific to a particular province. Please note that the above figures are provisional as they are yet to undergo verification and deduplication through the AFIS system and this can only be

i. Registrants find it difficult to go to register.

ii When it is cloudy and raining in areas where there is no electricity, it is a challenge to charge kit batteries with solar energy, and this affects registration.

Measures to counter this includes transporting kits to areas with electricity and using hired vehicles to charge the batteries.


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