Edgar Lungu takes lead in 22 out of the 156 constituencies
President Edgar Lungu is leading the presidential race from results from 22 constituencies of the 156 constituencies declared so far by the Electoral Commission of Zambia.
Announcing the latest results from 14 constituencies this morning, ECZ Chairperson Esau Chulu says President Lungu is leading with 207,547 votes, followed by UPND’s Hakainde Hichilema with 153,630 votes, FDD’s Edith Nawakwi has 2,519 votes,PAC’s Andyford Banda has 1,303 votes and UNIP’s Tilyenji Kaunda has 1,104 votes.
Others are Rainbow party’s Wynter Kabimba with 901 votes, UPP’s Savior Chishimba with 747 votes, Green party’s Peter Sinkamba has 521 votes with DA’s Maxwell Mwamba amassing 225 votes.
The 14 latest constituencies whose results have been declared are isoka,Chitambo,Kasempa,Chembe,Wusakile,Kafulafuta,Magoye,Pambashe and Chimwemwe.
Others are Kankoyo,Kanfinsa,Nkana,Kwacha and Mwense.
And emotions run high in the elections results centre with UPND lawyer Martha Mushipe demanding the immediate removal of three named ECZ officials from the ongoing elections process whom she accused of working with the ruling PF to manipulate the outcome of the elections.
LUSAKA VOICE IS AWAITING OFFICIAL POSTINGS FROM ECZ SITE:
Previous Results for three (3) of the 156 Constituencies
The Electoral Commission of Zambia has announced results in its first briefing on results of the August 11th 2016 General Elections and Referendum.
ECZ Chairperson Justice Esau Chulu announced results for three (3) of the 156 Constituencies in Zambia by 21.00hrs.
|Total Registered Voters||59,482|
|Total Votes Cast||35,252|
|Total Votes Rejected||707|
|Released on Website||Fri, 12 Aug 2016 20:38:54 +0200|