3 Million Zimbabweans Register To Vote

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has so far registered three million people countrywide, nearly half of its projected target of seven million, in the ongoing Biometric Voter Registration exercise. According to the latest update published on ZEC’s website, as at November 22, at least 2 903 154 had been registered.

Harare has so far processed 468 149 registrants, which is 34,8 percent of its target of 1 345 818, while Bulawayo registered 114 389, representing 27,9 percent of the targeted 409 389 people. In Manicaland province, 373
356 people have been registered, against a target of 912 762.

Mashonaland Central, which has a target of 620 279 people, has so far registered 306 768. ZEC statistics show that  Mashonaland East has registered 341 601 people, which is 56,4 percent of its 735 790 target. In Mashonaland West, 274 125 people have been registered out of the targeted 834 414 people.

Masvingo has registered 48,8 percent of its 754 314 target, while in Matabeleland North, 389 592 people – 40,8 percent of the target – have been processed. The numbers are relatively less for Matabeleland South,
which as so far registered 123 366 people.-


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    In 1980 one did not need to produce proof of residence nor be on a roll. All that was needed was an ID or birth certificate.