ElectionGudie

Sept. 20, 2011 Held

2,689,540
Voted
Zambia

Republic of Zambia

Election for Zambian National Assembly

Results

53%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:2,689,540
Valid Votes:2,689,540
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Patriotic Front 60 - 1,028,793

38.25%

Movement for Multi-Party Democracy 55 - 902,619

33.56%

United Party for National Development 28 - 456,873

16.99%

Independents 3 - 208,294

7.74%

Alliance for Development and Democracy 1 - 31,638

1.18%

Forum for Democracy and Development Party 1 - 20,243

0.75%

United National Independence Party - - 18,444

0.69%

National Movement for Progress - - 11,828

0.44%

National Restoration Party - - 4,688

0.17%

Zambians for Empowerment and Development - - 3,059

0.11%

New Generation Party - - 657

0.02%

National Revolution Party - - 505

0.02%

Heritage Party - - 485

0.02%

Unified Party for Democracy and Development - - 442

0.02%

National Party - - 193

0.01%

Zambia Direct Democracy Movement - - 177

0.01%

Zambian Conservative Party - - 168

0.01%

All People's Congress Party - - 139

0.01%

Citizens Democratic Party - - 137

0.01%

United Liberal Party - - 131

Federal Democratic Party - - 27

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 150 seats in the National Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Rupiah BANDA *
  • Head of Government: President Rupiah BANDA
  • Assembly: Zambia has a unicameral National Assembly with 150 seats.

* The president is both the chief of state and head of government.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by plurality vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly, 150 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms and 8 members are appointed by the President to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 13,460,305 (July 2010 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 5,167,154 (September 2011 )