The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has announced its complete readiness to facilitate seamless by-elections scheduled for Saturday, with the distribution of ballot papers commencing today.
ZEC has printed a total of 230,000 ballot papers for the National Assembly elections and 144,000 for the local authorities’ polls. All 552 polling stations are fully prepared for operation on election day, with command centers already identified and operational.
Vice Chairperson of ZEC, Ambassador Rodney Kiwa, affirmed to The Herald that the electoral body is fully confident in its readiness to conduct transparent, credible, and fair by-elections.
“We are confidently ready for the by-elections on Saturday,” stated Ambassador Kiwa. “Those successfully nominated will appear on the ballot, and all polling stations and command centers are in place. Distribution of ballot papers is expected to commence today or tomorrow morning at the latest.”