The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has ruled out postponing the July 30 elections for any reason saying that everything is in order. Speaking at a media briefing on Monday, Zec commissioner Emmanuel Magade said,
We pride ourselves in being servants of the law. There is no way we can subvert the Constitution. I think if there are things that are humanly possible for us to rectify, to intervene in the time left between now and July 30 then that can be done, but postponement of the election is out of the question. In terms of the Constitution, we have to abide meticulously and religiously by the provision of the Constitution.
Commissioner Qhubani Moyo also said,
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Our position as a Commission is that we are satisfied that the voters’ roll is in perfect order. It is a new voters’ roll that has been under construction since last year in September.
Emmanuel Magade is currently the acting chairperson of Zimbabwe Electoral Commission . He was the Dean of Law at the University of Zimbabwe. He was appointed as a Zec commissioner in June 2015 and has served as the deputy chairperson since March 2017. His current... Read More About Emmanuel Magade
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