Press Releases


Aug 22, 2011

22/08/11 Press Release - Ballot Paper Incident

The Electoral Commission of Zambia would like to clarify media reports regarding FODEP President, Dr. Alex Ngoma, over the incident on ballot paper sample at the UNIPRINT.
Aug 22, 2011

22/08/11 Public Notice - Youth Conference

The Electoral Commission of Zambia under the auspices of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be holding a National Youth Conference on 23rd and 24th August 2011 at the Olympic Youth Centre in Lusaka.
Aug 05, 2011

05/08/11 Press Release - Certification of the Register of Voters

The Electoral Commission of Zambia wishes to notify all stakeholders that the final register of voters has been certified
Aug 05, 2011

05/08/11 Public Notice - Demands by the Patriotic Front To Print Ballot Papers for 2011 Tripartite Elections Locally

The Electoral Commission of Zambia would like to clarify its position regarding the demands by the Patriotic Front to print ballot papers locally.
Aug 05, 2011

05/08/11 Public Notice - Nomination Dates for Presidential, National Assembly and Local Government Elections

Following the announcement by the Republican President, His Excellency Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda of the date for the Presidential, National Assembly and Local Government Elections, the Electoral Commission of Zambia has prescribed dates within which nominations for Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government elections will be held.
Aug 05, 2011

05/08/11 Press Release - Timetable for Lodging of Nominations by Aspiring Presidential Candidates

Following consultations with aspiring presidential candidates on 3rd August, 2011, the Electoral Commission of Zambia hereby informs the public that the aspiring Presidential candidates shall lodge their nomination papers at the Supreme Court before the Returning Officer, who is the Chief Justice, His Lordship, Mr Justice Ernest Sakala, as follows:
Aug 05, 2011

05/08/11 Press Release - Nomination Dates For Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government Elections

Following the announcement by the Republican President, His Excellency Mr Rupiah Bwezani Banda of the date for the Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government Elections, the Electoral Commission of Zambia has prescribed dates within which nominations for Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government elections will be held.
Jun 11, 2011

11/06/11 End of the Inspection of the Voter Verification Exercise

The Electoral Commission of Zambia would like to remind the public that the inspection of the register of voters, which started on 30th May, 2011, will end on 12th June, 2011.
May 30, 2011

30/05/11 Speech - Launch of Inspection of Voters Roll

Statement by the chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Zambia at the launch of the inspection of the register of voters on 30th May, 2011 at Jacaranda Basic School.
Apr 30, 2011

30/04/11 Public Notice - Airing of Campaign Songs and Messages on Radio and Television

The Electoral Commission of Zambia wishes to clarify the position regarding the airing of election campaign songs and messages by radio and television stations.
Apr 12, 2011

12/04/11 Public Notice - Submission and Confirmation of Political Party Symbols

The Electoral Commission of Zambia wishes to call upon all registered political parties that have not done so, to submit their party symbols for the purpose of this year's Tripartite elections for approval by the commission.
Apr 07, 2011

07/04/11 Public Notice - Services of the Comission to Conduct Elections

Further to its notice of 14th April, 2010, the Electoral Commission of Zambia would like to inform the general public that institutions and organisations that require the services of the Commission to conduct elections are required to give at least one week's notice before the election date. The commission charges a fee for its services and the use of election materials and equipment.
Mar 10, 2011

10/03/11 Electoral Commission of Zambia Provincial Public Forums

The Electoral Commission of Zambia is still inviting all stakeholders to attend a series of public forums which have been organized to discuss the delimitation process, voter registration, the revised code of conduct and a general update on the Commissions's preparedness for the 2011 tripartite elections.