Monday, March 27, 2023

Masvingo records 7287 new voter registrants

Beverly Bizeki

Masvingo Province recorded a total of 7 287 new voter registrants during the month of February, according to statistics released by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) office.
ZEC Deputy Elections Officer Maxwell Ncube confirmed the statistics.
“There is an increase in numbers of new voter registrants as we move towards elections. Most people seem to have last minute tendencies.
“The trend shows the numbers have been increasing since last year,” said Ncube.
Of the new registered voters, 3 466 are men while 3 821 are women to give a total of 7 287 registrants.
The province has also recorded 2 172 transfers 1 020 of which are men while 1 152 are women.
In January, the province recorded 5 726 new voter registrants 2 764 of which are men while 2 962 are women.
In the same month the province recorded 1 630 transfers, 749 men and 881 women.
The commission also said stakeholders, political parties and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) are playing a big role in getting people to register to vote.

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