Speaking to 263Chat, MDC Alliance principal and Harare East constituency candidate, Tendai Biti, accused the current Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) of being biased after his party experienced problems in accessing the voters roll ahead of the July 30 harmonised elections.
MDC Alliance Chief Election Agent, Jameson Timba who went to ZEC to collect the voters roll on behalf Nelson Chamisa was disappointed at being advised to collect the copy of the roll after two days when United Kingdom officials were given a copy on the same day. Biti said ZEC is reinventing the word lie. Said Biti:
The current Election Management body, ZEC must rank as the most subjective, most biased and most incompetent in the history of elections in Zimbabwe. Above all, this is a body that lies and is reinventing the word “lie”. This body must be disbanded forthwith.
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is an independent body which controls and or manages all election processes at all levels in Zimbabwe. Despite being registered as a non-partisan body, ZEC has been criticised for aligning itself with the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU... Read More About Zimbabwe Electoral Commission
Tendai Laxton Biti is the president of the People's Democratic Party, a prominent lawyer, activist, politician and Member of Parliament for Harare East. Biti was part of the founding team of the Movement for Democratic Change in 1999 together with Morgan Tsvangirai, Gibson Sibanda, Welshman... Read More About Tendai Biti
The MDC Alliance is a coalition of seven opposition parties that was launched on the 5th of August, 2017 at the Zimbabwe Grounds in Highfield, with the aim to challenge Zanu-PF in 2018 harmonised elections. The party's presidential candidate for the 2018 elections is Nelson... Read More About MDC Alliance