PF scoops the Zambezi West Parliamentary by-elections

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Patriotic Front (PF) candidate Christabel Ngimbu has scooped the Zambezi West by-election with a total of 3,423 votes.


Ms Ngimbu was declared winner around 11:30hrs today by the Zambezi West Returning Officer, Returning Officer Trifornia Tembo.


Her closest contender Charles Kakoma of the UPND polled a total of 1,173 votes.


Others that were contesting the seat are MMD’s Chris Kucheka who got 83 votes and FDD’ Mark Kachongo who got 83 votes.


Green Party’s Kayombo Chilila got 22 votes while NAREP’s Hastings Kanguya got 08 votes.


The total number of registered voters in Zambezi West is 10,206.


A total number of votes casted were 4,924 while rejected ballot papers amounted to 55.


The Zambezi West parliamentary seat fell vacant after Supreme Court nullified the elections of UPND’s Charles Kakoma due to electoral malpractices.