ElectionGudie

Dec. 27, 2001 Held

1,766,356
Voted
Zambia

Republic of Zambia

Election for President

Results

67%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,766,356
Valid Votes:1,737,948
Invalid Votes:28,408

Candidates:

Levy Patrick MWANAWASA503,589

29.16

Anderson MAZOKA468,812

27.15

Christon TEMBO227,162

13.16

Tilyenji KAUNDA175,330

10.15

Godfrey MIYANDA140,415

8.13

Nevers MUMBA138,531

2.23

Benjamin MWILA85,015

4.92

Michael SATA58,680

3.40

Gwendoline KONIE10,169

0

Inonge MBIKUSITA-LEWANIKA9,826

0

Yobert SHAMAPANDE9,256

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Zambia

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Frederick CHILUBA *
  • Head of Government: President Frederick CHILUBA
  • 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 popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly 150 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Levy Patrick MWANAWASA
    • Party: Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD)
  • Anderson MAZOKA
    • Party: United Party for National Development (UNPD)
  • Christon TEMBO
    • Party: Forum for Democracy and Development Party (FDD)
  • Tilyenji KAUNDA
    • Party: United National Independent Party (UNIP)
  • Godfrey MIYANDA
    • Party: Heritage Party (HP)
  • Benjamin MWILA
    • Party: Zambian Republican Party (ZRP)
  • Michael SATA
    • Party: Patriotic Front (PF)
  • Nevers MUMBA
    • Party: National Citizens Coalition (NCC)
  • Gwendoline KONIE
    • Party: Social Democratic Party (SDP)
  • Inonge MBIKUSITA-LEWANIKA
    • Party: Agenda for Zambia (AZ)
  • Yobert SHAMAPANDE
    • Party: National Leadership for Development (NLD)

Last Presidential election:

  • Presidential Elections were last held on November 18, 1996. Frederick CHILUBA received 72.5% of the vote.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 9,582,418 (July 2000 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 2,468,909 ( 1998 )