The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has announced intentions to remove from the voters’ roll some individuals who are presumed dead. The commission in a notice, seen by Pindula News, urged individuals who believe that the names listed in the notice were mistakenly entered to approach ZEC offices for correction. Reads the General Notice 1470 of 2022:
ELECTORAL ACT (CHAPTER 2:131
Removal of Deceased Persons from Voters Roll
IT is hereby notified, in terms of section 33(4) read with section 27(I) of the Electoral Act (Chapter 2:131, that voter registration officers have reason to believe that the persons whose names are listed in the First Schedule, and who were registered as voters for the constituencies, wards and polling stations listed therein have died. The names of those persons will be removed from the voters’ roll unless notice of appeal is given to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.
By means of this notice, notification is made to any voter on the First Schedule who may be alive to lodge an objection At the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Mahachi Quantum, 1, Nelson Mandela Avenue, corner Kaguvi Street and Jason Moyo Avenue, Harare, and at the respective Commission Provincial Offices, to the inclusion of his or her name in the First Schedule using the form prescribed in the Second Schedule no later than seven days from the date of publication of this notice.
Chief Elections Officer,
Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.