MDC-T To Hold Primary Elections Over A Week

The MDC-T led by Nelson Chamisa will hold primary elections from May 5 to May 12. This was confirmed by the party’s secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora when he spoke to NewsDay yesterday.

He also confirmed that some aspirants were removed from the provisional list because they are criminals. He added that the party had invited affected candidates to register their complaints at the party headquarters in Harare. Said Mwonzora:

We will be holding our primary elections from May 5 to the 12th. We have set these dates to make sure the whole process is completed and the last day is the deadline for us to have the list of all candidates ahead of the general elections.

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MDC-T wanted to avoid primary elections by encouraging consensus, but this was rejected by members.

More: NewsDay

Douglas MwonzoraNelson ChamisaMDC-T

Douglas Mwonzora is a lawyer, politician and senator representing Movement for Democratic Change in parliament. Mwonzora was former Secretary General of the MDC Alliance before he lost to Chalton Hwende in the 2019 Congress held in Gweru but got reprieve from the Supreme Court ruling... Read More About Douglas Mwonzora

Nelson Chamisa is a Zimbabwean politician and current president of the Movement for Democratic Change. He was elected presdient at the party's congress on 25 May 2019. Chamisa is the former member of parliament for Kuwadzana , former Minister of Information and Technology , former... Read More About Nelson Chamisa

The Movement for Democratic Change - Tsvangirayi (MDC-T) formerly just the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is the main opposition party in Zimbabwe formed in an era of economic melt down and political unrest in 1999. The party was part of Zimbabwe's Government of National... Read More About MDC-T

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MDC-T To Hold Primary Elections Over A Week