- July 5, 2021
- Posted by: Admin
- Category: 2021 General Election, News Stories, Press Release, Press Releases, Public Notice
5th July 2021
(For Immediate release)
COMMENCEMENT OF PRINTING OF THE 2021 GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT PAPERS
The Commission would like to advise the media and members of the public that printing of ballot papers for the 2021 General Election has commenced today, 5th July 2021 in Dubai, UAE, starting with Local Government and Mayoral/Council Chairperson’s ballot papers.
The ballot proofs are being approved by various political party representatives stationed in Lusaka at the Electoral Commission of Zambia. The proofing of ballot papers began on Friday 2nd July 2021 and progressing well and according to schedule.
The Patriotic Front (PF), People’s Alliance for Change (PAC), United Party for National Development (UPND) and an Independent Member of Parliament Candidate for Lumenzi Constituency applied for accreditation to observe the printing of the ballot papers. The Commission has since accredited all of them.
Currently, only the PF have managed to send a representative. Representatives from UPND, PAC and the Independent MP are also expected to join the team.
The printing of ballot papers is expected to end on 30th July, 2021.
Corporate Affairs Manager
For/The Chief Electoral Officer
ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA
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