A national assembly by-election is set to be conducted in Chiwundura Constituency, Midlands Province on the 15th of July 2017. The seat fell vacant after the death of Kizito Chivamba (ZANU PF) who was a Member of Parliament from 2008 until the time of his death. Statutory Instrument SI 2017-63 – Proclamation 3 of 2017 declared Saturday, the 15th of July 2017 as the by election date in terms of section 46 (17Xc) of the Electoral Act Chapter 2:1 31. The Proclamation also fixed Friday, 26 May 2017 as the date on which the nomination court sat. In this review, Heal Zimbabwe reflects on the constituency’s past and present electoral environment, human rights violations and possible developments ahead of the scheduled by-election.
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