29 constituencies: Lungu maintains lead, HH narrows gap

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The race to State House is neck and neck between incumbent President Edgar Lungu and the Opposition UPND candidate Hakainde Hichilema, with the later holding a slight lead.

According to the latest official results released by the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) from six constituencies, namely Zambezi East, Senanga, Mufulira, Chishimba, Siavonga, Kalulushi and Kaputa, Lungu had polled 262,149 against Hichilema’s 243,794.

This means Hichilema has reduced the difference between the two to 18,000.

Of the 29 constituencies released so far, Lungu has taken 19 while 10 have gone to Hichilema.

LATEST OFFICIAL RESULTS ANNOUNCED BY THE ECZ

ZAMBEZI EAST (NORTHWESTERN)
ECL – 1,587
HH – 15,314

SENANGA (WESTERN)
ECL – 1,661
HH – 17,929

MUFULIRA (COPPERBELT)
ECL – 11,827
HH – 5,399

SIAVONGA (SOUTHERN)
ECL – 1,429
HH – 16,952

KALULUSHI (COPPERBELT)
ECL – 19,587
HH – 11,953

CHISAMBA (CENTRAL)
ECL – 7,359
HH – 14,638

KAPUTA (NORTHERN)
ECL – 11,152
HH – 7,979

GRAND TOTAL FROM 29 CONSTITUENCIES RELEASED SO FAR

ECL – 262,149
HH – 243,794

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2 Responses to 29 constituencies: Lungu maintains lead, HH narrows gap

  1. Choma alone will dununa reverse the difference and add more wapya baisa

    Musonda
    August 13, 2016 at 3:56 pm
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  2. We don’t care all we need is the truth that reflects the people’s choice …….

    oscar fwelu
    August 13, 2016 at 4:45 pm
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