Zec biases exposed

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has excluded the opposition MDC Alliance from its provisional consultations in provinces meant to discuss electoral developments at the behest of “powers that be”, a development critics say exposes its lack of independence. The commission is rolling out programmes to discuss, among other issues, the electoral concerns, the legal framework, the electoral cycle, voter registration, delimitation and the polling process in preparation for future elections. It has invited other political parties, including the Douglas Mwonzora-led MDC-T. News Flash Zim Updates Silent Group Links: https://chat.whatsapp.com/CsyogpadVqO2xHpr3FQwYD An…

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Zec fuels Chamisa, Mwonzora fight

THE fight to wrest the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance party name and symbols by the MDC-T with the intention to use them in the forthcoming elections will be determined by which faction will file its nomination papers first under the MDC Alliance banner, a Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) official has said. This comes in the wake of reports that the MDC-T led by Douglas Mwonzora is plotting to use the MDC Alliance name in by-elections and 2023 elections in a bid to confuse voters. Zec director of elections and training…

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ZEC Under Fire Over Response To Rigging Claims

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has come under fire over its response to allegations of poll theft against MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s reported victory in the 2018 presidential poll. The electoral body responded to exiled former ZANU PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo’s allegations of poll fraud. In his book titled Excelgate: How Zimbabwe’s 2018 Presidential Election was Stolen, which was published in December 2019, Moyo claimed that ZEC had worked with security apparatus to overturn the result in favour of President Mnangagwa. Commenting on ZEC’s response to the rigging…

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Only Six People Register To Vote In May – ZEC

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) added only six people to the voters’ roll in May in Masvingo. The Deputy Provincial Election Officer (PEO) Maxwell Ncube told TellZim that not too many people were coming to register to vote due to attitudes that make them want to register at the 11th hour. He said: Only six people were recorded since the beginning of May; three women and three men. Our statistics show that people are not registering and some of them end up transferring to other areas. The major problem is that people…

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