Nelson Chamisa on Twitter: “Winning resoundingly…We now have results from the majority of the over 10 000 polling stations. We’ve done exceedingly well.

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission chairperson, Priscilla Chigumba addresses media at 2018 Harmonised Elections National Command Centre,Harare International Conference Centre yesterday.-(Picture by Shelton Muchena)

“Awaiting ZEC to perform their constitutional duty to officially announce the people’s election results and we are ready to form the next gvt.#Godisinit”

Turnout at Zimbabwe’s election on Monday, the first since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe, averaged 75 percent, larger than the last vote in 2013.

Winning MDC Alliance candidates according to unofficial results

  • Chalton Hwende – Kuwadzana East (MDC Alliance)
  • Caston Matewu – Marondera Central (MDC Alliance)
  • Settlement Chikwinya – Mbizo (MDC Alliance)
  • James Chidhakwa – Mabvuku /Tafara (MDC Alliance)
  • Job Sikhala – Zengeza West (MDC Alliance)
  • Godfrey Sithole – Chitungwiza North (MDC Alliance)
  • Samuel Banda – Mt Pleasant (MDC Alliance)
  • Tendai Biti – Harare East (MDC Alliance)
  • Joanna Mamombe – Harare West (MDC Alliance)
  • Amos Chibaya – Mkoba (MDC Alliance)
  • Jacob Nyokanhete – Masvingo Urban (MDC Alliance)
  • Fortune Mguni – Hwange Central (MDC Alliance)

Winning Zanu PF candidates according to unofficial results

  • William Mutomba – Buhera North (Zanu PF)
  • Soul Ncube – Matobo South (Zanu PF)
  • Mary Mliswa – Hurungwe West (Zanu PF)

Total MPs in Parliament: 210

MDC ALLIANCE ZANU PF INDEPENDENTS
               12                  3                  0

 

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba last night said “Vote counting has commenced in some areas in terms of provisions of the law. The counting is conducted in the presence of agents, observers and members of the press at polling station level.

“The stakeholders are respectfully reminded that once the processes of counting has commenced they are not allowed to leave the counting centre until the process has been finalised.”

“The Commission would like to thank the Zimbabwean public for exercising their right to vote in peace and would like to urge Zimbabweans to be patient as they wait for the results,” she said.

The election winner faces the task of putting Zimbabwe back on track after 37 years of Mugabe rule tainted by corruption, mismanagement and diplomatic isolation that caused a crisis in a country that once had one of Africa’s most promising economies.

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