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ZEC removes 4 562 dead voters from the voters' roll

by Staff reporter
13 Feb 2024 at 04:44hrs | Views
THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is in the process of removing a total of  4 562 deceased people from the county's voters' roll.

In an extra-ordinary Government gazette  General Notice 193 of 2024 dated February 9, ZEC, Chief Elections Officer, Mr Utloile Silaigwana said the names of people appearing on the schedule will be removed from the voters' roll unless notice of appeal is given to the Commission.

The removal of deceased persons is a continuous process that the Commission has always been doing when it receives a list of deceased persons from the Civil Registry Department.

"It is hereby notified, in terms of section 33(4) read with Section 27(1) of the Electoral Act [Chapter 2:13], that voter registration officers have reason to believe that the persons whose names are listed in the First Schedule, and who were registered as voters for the constituencies, wards and polling stations listed therein have died.

"The names of those persons will be removed from the voters' roll unless notice of appeal is given to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission," reads the notice.

"By means of this notice, notification is made to any voter on the First Schedule who may be alive to lodge an objection at the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Mahachi Quantum, 1, Nelson Mandela Avenue, corner Kaguvi Street and Jason Moyo Avenue, Harare, and at the respective Commission Provincial Offices, to the inclusion of his or her name in the First Schedule using the form prescribed in the Second Schedule no later than seven (7) days from the date of publication of this notice."

Source - The Chronicle
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