ElectionGudie

Zambia to hold snap elections in September

July 28, 2011, midnight


Zambian President Rupiah BANDA dissolved parliament on Thursday, triggering general elections for September 20. BANDA will face Michael SATA, in a rematch of the 2008 presidential election. BANDA, who leads the Movement for Multiparty Democracy, narrowly defeated SATA, who leads the Patriotic Front, by a margin of 40 to 38 percent.

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