24th Jul 2018

ESR Pre-Election Press Statement

ESR Pre-Election Press Statement 23 June 2018- Key findings Introduction This pre-election statement brings together the most important findings from the 41 member organizations of the […]
23rd Jul 2018

Respect and Protection of Women in Positions of Authority and Aspiring Candidates

22 July 2018 The Election Situation Room (ESR) is concerned with the verbal abuse targeted at women in public office and at female electoral candidates in […]
21st Jul 2018

Women’s participation in the 2018 Harmonized Elections

20 July 2018 The number of female candidates in the 2018 harmonised general election has reduced compared to the 2013 election. The down ward trend has […]
21st Jul 2018

Update on the layout of polling booths on Election Day

22 July 2018 The Election Situation Room (ESR) understands that there has been agreement between the ZEC and the leading political parties that the decision on […]
21st Jul 2018

ESR calls for the upholding of the law regarding aspiring candidates’ posters

21 July 2018 The Election Situation Room (ESR) has noted with concern increased cases regarding the pulling down of posters of aspiring council, national assembly and […]
21st Jul 2018

ESR calls for clarity on how persons with special needs will be supported on Election Day

The Zimbabwe Election Situation Room (ESR) is concerned with the lack of clarity in the steps to be taken by ZEC to assist people with special […]
18th Jul 2018

ESR- June Report

Introduction The Election Situation Room provides a platform for effective citizen monitoring and domestic observation of electoral processes, where key stakeholders and the general public can […]
17th Jul 2018

ZEC polling booth changes threaten ballot secrecy

17 July 2018- The secrecy of the vote is protected by the Constitution and section 86 of The Electoral Act. It is the duty of the […]
13th Jul 2018

ESR Call for Transparency in the Postal Ballot Process

13 July 2018 -The Zimbabwe Election Situation Room (ESR) is concerned with recent events relating to postal vote ballot process with particular reference to the events […]
30th Jun 2018

Press Release on Launch of Election Situation Room for 2018 Polls

ZIMBABWE ELECTION SITUATION ROOM CSOs Launch an Election Situation Room for 2018 Polls Harare, 29 June 2018- Zimbabwe’s civil society organisations on Wednesday, 27 June 2018, […]