ECZ registers 893,783 new voters


The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has registered eight hundred and ninety three thousand seven hundred and eighty three (893,783) new voters during the first, second and third phases of the voter registration exercise which took place from 14th September to 27th October, 2015.
ECZ Public Relations Manager Crispin Akufuna in a statement issued to QFM News says of the total numbeAkufunar of new voters, 457,304 are male while 436,479 are female.
Lusaka province has the highest number of new voters at 177,372, followed by Southern province at 149, 254, central province has 105,569 new registered voters with eastern province having registered 93,096 new voters.


Northern province has 79,906 new voters, Copperbelt has 85, 478, western province 66,074 new voters with Muchinga province registering 56,992 voters.
Luapula and northwestern provinces have 40,673 and 39,369 registered new voters respectively.
And the Commission has during the same period made 921,424 updates involving voter transfers, card replacements and amendments and 14,272 notifications of deceased.