Zimbabwe: 2018 Presidential election results

Updated August 2018

Voting statistics


Valid votes 2 497 265
% Spoilt ballots 1.58

Women candidates

Four women stood for the presidency (17.39%), namely Thokozani Khupe of the Movement for Democratic Change-T, Joice Mujuru of the People's Rainbow Coalition, Melbah Dzapasi of the #1980 Freedom Movement Zimbabwe and Violet Mariyacha of the United Democratic Movement. As may be seen below, all of these women garnered less than 0.4% of the vote.

All candidates


Candidate Party Votes Percentage
Total Valid
Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front 2,460,463 50.8 51.48
Nelson Chamisa Movement for Democratic Change Alliance 2,147,436 44.3 44.93
Thokozani Khupe Movement for Democratic Change-T 45,573 0.9 0.95
Joseph Makamba Busha Free Zimbabwe Congress 17,556 0.4 0.37
Evaristo Washington Chikanga Rebuild Zimbabwe 13,141 0.3 0.27
Joice Teurai Ropa Mujuru People's Rainbow Coalition 12,877 0.3 0.27
Nkosana Donald Moyo Alliance for the People's Agenda 15,223 0.3 0.32
Kwanele Hlabangana Republicans Party of Zimbabwe 9,450 0.2 0.20
Blessing Kasiyamhuru Zimbabwe Partnership for Prosperity 7,022 0.1 0.15
Elton Steers Mangoma Coalition of Democrats 6,358 0.1 0.13
William Tawonezvi Mugadza Bethel Christian Party 5,809 0.1 0.12
Mhambi Divine Hove National Alliance of Patriotic and Democratic Zimbabweans 4,980 0.1 0.10
Harry Peter Wilson Democratic Opposition Party 4,898 0.1 0.10
Tendai Peter Munyanduri New Patriotic Front 4,530 0.1 0.09
Mapfumo Peter Gaya United Democratic Front 2,876 0.1 0.06
Bryn Taurai Mteki Independent 2,747 0.1 0.06
Lovemore Madhuku National Constitutional Assembly 2,739 0.1 0.06
Noah Ngoni Manyika Build Zimbabwe Alliance 2,678 0.1 0.06
Melbah Dzapasi #1980 Freedom Movement Zimbabwe 1,853 0.0 0.04
Violet Mariyacha United Democratic Movement 1,673 0.0 0.04
Johannes Chiguvare Tonderai People's Progressive Party 1,549 0.0 0.03
Ambrose Mutinhiri National Patriotic Front 4,107 0.1 0.09
Daniel Shumba United Democratic Alliance 3,884 0.1 0.08
Spoilt ballots No data 1.3 0.00
Total     100.00 100.00

Table source

2018 Pindula News "Zimbabwe elections 2018 Results", [www] https://news.pindula.co.zw/zimbabwe-elections-2018/candidates (accessed 3 Aug 2018)