Election Watch

Election Watch 15-2017 - Electoral Law Amendments : What Remains to be Done

ELECTION WATCH 15/2017
[25th September 2017]
Electoral Law Amendments : What Remains to be Done
Since the new Constitution came into force in 2013, the Electoral Act has been amended no fewer than four times in repeated attempts to bring it into line with the Constitution.

Election Watch 14-2017 - ZEC Press Release on the Voter Registration Regulations

ELECTION WATCH 14/2017

[24th September 2017]

ZEC Press Release on the Voter Registration Regulations

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission [ZEC] issued an undated press release about Statutory Instrument 85/2017, Electoral (Registration of Voters) Regulations, 2017 governing voter registration.  Statutory Instrument 85/2017 was gazetted on 21st July 2017 and is available on the Veritas website [link].  

Election Watch 11-2017 - Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) Act Used to Amend Electoral Act

ELECTION WATCH 11/2017
[16th September 2017]
Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) Act Used to Amend Electoral Act
The Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) (Amendment of Electoral Act) Regulations, 2017 were gazetted on 15th September in a Government Gazette Extraordinary [Statutory Instrument 117/2017, available on the Veritas website [link]].  The regulations came into force immediately.

Election Watch 9-2017

ELECTION WATCH 9/2017

[2nd September 2017]

ZEC Press Statements on IDs and Voter Registration

Recent press reports have suggested [wrongly] that the millions of Zimbabweans holding metal identity cards will not be allowed to register as voters during the forthcoming Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise to be conducted by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission [ZEC]. 

Election Watch 8-2017

ELECTION WATCH 8/2017
[22nd August 2017]
Could Zimbabwe have an Early March 2018 Election?
There have been newspaper stories and a great deal of speculation about the possibility of the President proclaiming a March 2018 election.

Election Watch 7-2017

ELECTION WATCH 7/2017

[4th August 2017]

ZEC Press Statement on Voter Registration for Zimbabwean Citizens whose National IDs are Marked “ALIEN”

Election Watch 6-2017

ELECTION WATCH 6/2017

[31st July 2017]

New Regulations for Voter Registration – Part 2

This bulletin continues Election Watch 5’s analysis of the new voter registration regulations, SI 85/2017 [link].

Maintenance of Order in Registration Centres

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