Press Release

29th Jul 2018


Harare – 28 July 2018 – Two days before the election, civil society groups are questioning the integrity of the final voters roll based on doubt […]
28th Jul 2018

Transparency of presidential results aggregation and publication processes

The Election Situation Room calls on ZEC to ensure sufficient transparency is provided on the results aggregation, tabulation and publication processes. The ESR asks that, at […]
26th Jul 2018

ESR Statement on Undue Influence of voters and election candidates

24 July 2018 The Election Situation Room (ESR) has observed an increase in the number of reports it is receiving from member organizations, aspiring candidates and […]
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 […]