The counting of votes still going on at MDC congress in Gweru, but we are reliably informed Charlton Hwende will be the new secretary general. He polled 2,099 votes to 721 for Douglas Mwonzora.
Meanwhile, former Minister of Education, David Coltart has been elected MDC treasurer-general.
Elections were held late into the night on Sunday, with a power failure over Ascot Stadium being experienced forcing voting to be done using vehicle headlights.
- Hwende – 2099
- Mwonzora – 721
- Molokele – 577
- Spoilt – 13
The counting of votes is still ongoing, with winners for the posts of the three vice presidents and women assembly chair not yet declared.
Charlton Hwende is a Zimbabwean politician, Member of Parliament for Kuwadzana East and MDC Secretary-General. He was elected to his current MDC party position at the congress of 23-25 May 2019. In early March 2019, Hwende was arrested and charged with treason for his supposed... Read More About Charlton Hwende
Douglas Mwonzora is a lawyer, politician and senator representing Movement for Democratic Change in parliament. Mwonzora is currently Secretary General of the MDC Alliance. He was the COPAC Co-Chairperson representing the opposition parties in the drafting of the new constitution in 2013, the other chairperson... Read More About Douglas Mwonzora