Patriotic Front (PF) presidential candidate Edgar Lungu is still leading the 2015 presidential elections from the 90 constituencies counted so far.
Mr. Lungu polled 590, 252 votes representing 50.75% of the total votes cast.
Second in the race is United Party for National Development (UPND) candidate Hakainde Hichilemna who has 524,976, votes representing 45.14% of the total votes.
In third place is MMD’s Nevers Mumba who has polled 8,831 votes representing 0.76% while FDD’s Edith Nawakwi is fourth with 8, 806 votes representing 0.76%.
Tilyenji Kaunda of UNIP is in the fifth position with 5,717 votes representing 0.49%, and Fourth Revolution Party candidate Erick Chanda is sixth with 4,029 votes representing 0.35 %.
In seventh position is Elias Chipimo of NAREP who has 3812 votes representing 0.3% while Heritage Party’s Godfrey Miyanda is eighth with 3445 votes representing 0.30%.
Daniel Pule of CDP is ninth with 1,962 votes representing 0.17%, FDA’s Ludwig Sondashi is on tenth position with 1,118 votes representing 0.10% and last is Peter Sinkamba of the Green Party with 889 votes representing 0.08 %.
The latest results were announced by the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) Chairperson Irene Mambilima at the Presidential Election Results Center in Lusaka today.