Zambia: Election archive


2021 General elections


Election Calendar

Voter Registration: 9 Nov 2020 - 20 Dec 2020
Consolidation of Voter Registration Data: 30 Dec 2020 - 31 Jan 2021
Voter Register Details objections & verifications/ Electronic Inspection of the Provisional Register of Voters: 7 Feb - 7 May 2021
Physical Inspection of the Provisional Register of Voters: 29 Mar - 2 Apr 2021
Voter Register Certification: 9 May 2021
Presidential Nomination: 10 - 14 May 2021
MP, Mayor, & Council Chairperson Nominations: 11 May 2021
Ward Councilor Nominations: 12 May 2021
Campaign Period: 14 May - 11 Aug 2021
Nomination Petition: 15 May - 11 Jun 2021
General Election: 12 Aug 2021

Resources

Provisional Register of Voters Statistics

ECZ - CCMG COMPARISON

2016 General Elections


EISA statements


EISA statements

Resources


EISA EOM leader HE Casam Uteem, former President of the Republic of Mauritius (left), and his deputy Denis Kadima, EISA's Executive Director (right) meet with the President of Zambia, HE Edgar Lungu


2015 Presidential By-Election

The sudden death of President Michael Sata on 28 October 2014 necessitated the by election, scheduled for 22 January 2015, to comply with article 38 of the Zambian Constitution.

EISA EOM

EISA EOM Reports and Statements

January 2015: EISA EOM members address the media

Resources


2011 Elections

Presidential, National Assembly and local government: 20 Sep 2011.

EISA documents

EISA Election Observer Mission Interim Statement.
EISA Election Observer Mission Arrival Statement.

Analysis and observer reports

The African Union Observer Mission Preliminary Statement

Civil Society Election Coalition (CESC) press release

Commonwealth Observer Group Interim Statement

Election timetable

Election day: 20 Sep 2011; presidential, National Assembly and local government.
Candidate nominations: Presidential 7-10 Aug 2011; National Assembly and local government by 12 Aug 2011.

2008 Unscheduled Presidential elections

Due to death of President Mwanamasa on the 19 Aug 2008 unscheduled presidential elections was held in October 2008 in terms of Constitution of Zambia 1996, Article 38(1).

EISA documents


Resources

Election day: 30 October 2008
Nominations: 20-24 September 2008

2006 Presidential & National Assembly elections

EISA documents

EISA Election Observer Mission Report [PDF document]
EISA Interim Statement
EISA Press Statement
EISA Mission Arrival Statement
EISA Launch press release

Resources

Presidential results
National Assembly results
National Assembly elections gender breakdown
Presidential candidates
Election observer missions and reports

Background

KABEMBA, C 2004 Elections and Democracy in Zambia [PDF document], EISA Research Report No 6.

2001 Presidential & National Assembly elections

The Presidential and Parliamentary Elections of 2001
Presidential election results
National Assembly election results
Presidential candidates

SADC PARLIAMENTARY FORUM 2001 Election Observation Mission Zambia [Report], [www] http://www.sadcpf.org/documents/SADC%20Zambia.pdf (offline 12 Apr 2021).
CARTER CENTER 2003 Observing the 2001 Zambia Elections, Final Report, [www] http://www.cartercenter.org/documents/1135.pdf (accessed 12 April 2021).

1996 Parliamentary elections results

1996 Presidential & National Assembly elections

1996 general elections
Presidential national results
Presidential provincial results
National Assembly results
National Assembly provincial results

NDI 1996 "Statement by NDI President Kenneth Wollack on Suspension of Program Activities in Zambia", https://www.ndi.org/sites/default/files/869_zm_statement_061796_5.pdf (accessed 15 Apr 2021).

1991 Presidential & National Assembly elections

1991 general elections
Presidential national results
Presidential provincial results
National Assembly national results
National Assembly provincial results

One-party elections

1973 and 1978 elections

1969 Referendum

Referendum results

1968 National Assembly and presidential elections

1968 Elections
Election results

1964 National Assembly and presidential elections

1964 Elections