03 April 2017, MWENEZI - A total of 47 159 voters have been registered to vote in the upcoming Mwenezi East by-elections scheduled for April 8 2017, figures from by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) show.
Out of a total of 47159 registered voters, 28 399 voters were registered during the recent outreach program that was conducted by Zec from February 23 to March 1 this year.
Some 18 760 voters are those who registered to vote in 2013 but did not register during the recent exercise.
Out of the 28 399 registered in the recent exercise, 16 542 voters are women while 11 857 are men. From a total of 18 760 voters who registered in 2013, 10031 are female while 8729 are male. Voters will cast their ballots at 62 polling stations.
People who did not register to vote during the recent Zec outreach but registered in 2013 are allowed to cast their vote because the 2018 timeframe has not yet lapsed. The voter inspection exercise was conducted between March 23 and 27.local