The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has released an electronic copy of the 2018 Voters Rolls to candidates participating in the forthcoming elections while the hard copy format will be availed soon.
According to ZEC chairperson, Justice Priscilla Chigumba, the voters roll has 5, 681 604 registers voter while at least 100 000 people have been put on the exclusion list for various reasons., chief among them, people who missed the June 1 cut off date.
Justice Chigumba said, contrary to reports, a provisional voters roll had been availed prior to the nomination court which sat yesterday to
“The commission is aware that the voters roll is a critical component of the electoral process and in some instances, a cause of electoral disputes. So we hope the voters roll being rolled out today will meet public expectation,” she said.
The voters roll will be sold at the following prices, $2 for a Ward based voters roll, $10 for a Constituency based voters roll,$20 for a national voters roll.
Meanwhile, ZEC has announced that 23 presidential candidates will battle it out for the country’s top. three of the candidates are women while one is an independent candidate.