EMBs Reports

 


EXECUTIVE FINANCIAL SUMMARY TO THE HARMONIZED ELECTION REPORT.PDF

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2013 HARMONIZED ELECTIONS REPORT

2008 ELECTION REPORT ANNEXES

2008 ELECTION REPORT 

ZIMBABWE: PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS MARCH 2005 


Legal Framework

  1. Nomination Court Requirements
  2. Zimbabwe Electoral Systems
  3. Constitution of Zimbabwe
  4. Electoral Act of Zimbabwe
  5. Electoral Regulations of Zimbabwe
  6. SADC Principles and Guidelines Governing Elections in Zimbabwe
  7. Principles for Election Management, Monitoring and Observation
  8. Statutory instrument 85 of 2017 on Voter Registration Regulations
  9. Rights and Responsibilities of Political Parties and Candidates
  10. Code of Conduct for Political Parties and Candidates
  11. Requirements for Chief Election Agents and Election Agents
  12. Accreditation to Observe the Inspection of the Provisonal Voters’ Roll
  13. Role and Powers of Election Observers

Code of Conduct for Observers

This is provided for in the First Schedule to the Electoral Act. The First Schedule provides a Code of Conduct for Chief Election Agents, Election Agents and Observers. Only the provisions relating specifically with Observers are set out below.

  • An observer shall obey every lawful instruction of an electoral officer.
  • An observer shall not hinder or obstruct an electoral officer in the lawful conduct of his or her functions.
  • No observer shall wear any apparel sporting a prohibited symbol or apparel indicating any affiliation with a candidate or political party participating in the poll, nor in any other way canvass for any candidate or political party while observing the poll.
  • An observer shall at all times within a polling station, constituency centre or ward or council centre wear a badge or label bearing proof that he or she has been duly accredited in terms of this Act.
  • An observer shall not obstruct or accost any voter at a polling station or on his or her way thereto or therefrom, nor interview any voter at a polling station.
  • An observer shall not do anything which compromises the secrecy of the ballot.
  • If an observer considers that there has been any irregularity in the conduct of the poll or the counting of the votes, the observer shall bring such irregularity or apparent irregularity to the attention of the presiding officer or constituency elections officer at the polling station, constituency centre or ward or council centre concerned.
  • An observer shall, generally, conduct himself or herself in a manner conducive to the peaceful, dignified and orderly conduct of the poll.

Other Resources

The Elections in Zimbabwe on 31 July 2013- A Norwegian Center for Human Rights Report

ZESN REPORT ON THE 30 JULY 2018 HARMONISED ELECTION Advance Copy

ZESN -2013 Election Report 

ZESN-2002 Presidential Report

ZESN-Report-on-the-2000-Parliamentary-Elections