The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has set April 24, 2018 as the Poll date for local government by-elections where vacancies arose in various districts of the country.
According to a press release by ECZ Public Relations Manager Margaret Chimanse Wednesday, the Commission further set March 27, 2018 as the date of Nominations for councillors in all 15 wards.
“The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has set 24th April, 2018 as the poll date for local government by-elections where vacancies have risen in various districts of the country. The commission further fixed 27th March, 2018 as the date of Nominations for Councillors in all 15 wards in the various districts where there are vacancies. In view of this, the Commission wishes to notify members of the public that may wish to contest in the vacant council by-elections,” stated Chimanse.
“The wards and districts where the Commission will conduct elections are as follows: Mudyanama, Mwinilunga; Muchinga, Mufumbwe; Kanongo, Kasempa; Kakoma, Mafinga; Kalebe, Shiwang’gundu; Mikunku, Chinsali; Luapila, Kalulushi; and Kansuswa, Mufulira. Others are Ntumbachushi, Kawamabwa; Munwa, Mwense; Chiweza, Nyimba; CHIWUYU, Sinda; Mwanza East, Monze, Lealui, Mongu; and Nampundwe, Shibuyunji.”