General Election 2016


Date: 11 August 2016

Presidential Election:
The total number of votes cast: 3,781,505
Number of votes rejected: 85,795
Number of valid votes: 3,695,710


These are the results for 156 out of 156 constituencies.

Presidential Election

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Candidate Name Photo Party Votes
LUNGU, Edgar C
Edgar LUNGU
PF
1,860,877
HICHILEMA, Hakainde
Hakainde HICHILEMA
UPND
1,760,347
NAWAKWI, Edith Z
Edith NAWAKWI
FDD
24,149
BANDA, Andyford M
Andyford BANDA
PAC
15,791
KABIMBA, Wynter M
Wynter KABIMBA
RAINBOW
9,504
CHISHIMBA, Saviour
Saviour CHISHIMBA
UPP
9,221
KAUNDA, Tilyenji C
Tilyenji KAUNDA
UNIP
8,928
SINKAMBA, Peter C
Peter SINKAMBA
GREENS
4,515
MWAMBA, Maxwell
Maxwell MWAMBA
DA
2,378
Votes
Province District Constituency Time
WESTERN MONGU MONGU CENTRAL Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:44:33 +0200
LUSAKA LUSAKA KANYAMA Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:02:14 +0200
EASTERN PETAUKE PETAUKE Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:50:29 +0200
LUSAKA LUSAKA MATERO Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:50:47 +0200
LUSAKA LUSAKA MUNALI Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:51:19 +0200
LUSAKA LUSAKA CHAWAMA Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:51:43 +0200
CENTRAL CHIBOMBO KATUBA Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:52:01 +0200
WESTERN NALOLO NALOLO Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:52:20 +0200
COPPERBELT CHINGOLA CHINGOLA Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:52:38 +0200
CENTRAL KAPIRI MPOSHI KAPIRI MPOSHI Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:37:06 +0200

Poll Statistics

Total Registered Voters 6,698,372
Total Votes Cast 3,781,505
Total Votes Rejected 85,795
Turnout 56.45%
Released on Website Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:44:33 +0200
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Jul 15, 2018

Political Parties Pledge to Maintain Peace in Chilanga

Political parties participating in the District Chairperson By-Elections on 26 July have taken a step to end violence in the district by drawing up ten resolutions which were signed by the parties, the Police and the District Electoral Officer who is also the Council Secretary.

Jul 13, 2018

COMMUNIQUÉ RELEASED BY THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA ON THE STAKEHOLDER EXPECTATIONS FOR THE LUSAKA MAYORAL BY-ELECTION AND OTHER DISTRICT AND WARD BY-ELECTIONS SCHEDULED FOR 26 JULY 2018 12 JULY, 2018 ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA, LUSAKA.

On 30 April and 11 May 2018, the Electoral Commission of Zambia met with Church Mother Bodies, political parties and the Zambia Police to discuss the norms and standards of stakeholder conduct in view of the 5 June Chilanga Parliamentary By-Election.

Jun 29, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: NOTICE OF VALIDLY NOMINATED CANDIDATES FOR CHASEFU, CHIPANGALI, KASENENGWA, LUMEZI, LUSANGAZI, CHIFUNABULI, CHILANGA AND LUSAKA DISTRICT MAYORAL/ COUNCIL CHAIRPERSON AND SIX (6) COUNCILLOR BY ELECTIONS

PRESS RELEASE: NOTICE OF VALIDLY NOMINATED CANDIDATES FOR CHASEFU, CHIPANGALI, KASENENGWA, LUMEZI, LUSANGAZI, CHIFUNABULI, CHILANGA AND LUSAKA DISTRICT MAYORAL/ COUNCIL CHAIRPERSON AND SIX (6) COUNCILLOR BY ELECTIONS Notice is hereby given to the general public that the following candidates were validly nominated following the lodging in of nominations for the by elections in CHASEFU, CHIPANGALI,…

Jun 21, 2018

COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINATION CENTRES

Notice is hereby given to the general public that the Electoral Commission of Zambia prescribed Thursday 26th July, 2018 as the date on which to hold the Mayoral, District Council Chairperson’s elections in Lusaka, Chilanga, Chasefu, Chipangali, Kasenengwa, Lumezi, Lusangazi and Chifunabuli districts and By-Elections in six (6) Wards. Further the general public is being informed that the polls will take place from 06:00 hours to 18:00 hours.

Polls opened at 06:00 and will close at 18:00.  
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