Suspension of Electoral Activities
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) wishes to announce that in view of the declaration of the global coronavirus as a pandemic by His Excellency, the President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, all electoral activities are being suspended forthwith until further notice and pending a review of the situation.
The suspension affects the conduct of a by-election which was due to be held in Ward 16 of Chiredzi Rural District Council on 4 April 2020 and the filling of any other vacancy which may arise during this period.
New dates for the conduct of any by-election will be notified in due course.
The Commission is taking several precautionary measures to protect its employees and the general public from infection.
Hon. Mrs Justices P. M. Chigumba
Zimbabwe Electoral Commission
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