Parliamentary By-election results

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The Pumula Constituency went to Zanu-PF”s Godfrey Malaba who got 2 477. The candidate with the second highest number of votes was Bathandi Mpofu of Zapu who got 777.

In the Lobengula Constituency Maidei Mpala of Zanu-PF garnered 1 976 votes. Casper Sibanda of Zapu had 492.

Thandoyenkosi Mlilo of Zanu-PF won the Luveve seat by 1765 votes. Amon Nyamabvi Dube had 562 votes.

The Pelandaba-Mpopoma Constituency was also won by a Zanu-PF candidate, Joseph Chuma who was favoured by 2050 voters.

In Dzivarasekwa Cde Omega Hungwe (Zanu-PF) got 3 116, Cosmas Benjamin (PDZ) 38, Ngonidzashe Chandiwana (TZ) 178, Happison Chikova (ADP) 44, Tonderai Karimakwenda (Independent) 239, Washington Measure (DARE) 16, Enock Mafigu (MKD) 31, Peter Mukuchamano (NCA) 28,  Saul Tore (Independent) 253. There were 138 rejected votes.

In Hurungwe West, Cde Keith Guzah of Zanu-PF has won by 5 961 votes against Temba Mliswa’s (Independent) 4 239.

In Kuwadzana Cde Betty Nhambu of Zanu-PF got 3 480, Ephraim Muza (DARE) 38, Peter Svinurai (Free Zim Congress) 142, Grant Tabvurei (NCA) 46, Michael Mandikonza (Freedom Front Party) 10, Joelson Mugari (African Democratic Part) 29, Endai Mugomeza (Independent) 222, Simon Musandu (Transform Zimbabwe) 26, Boniface Gwishiri (Independent) 113, Joseph Chimbawanga (Progressive Democrats of Zimbabwe) 30, Gemellah Chuma (PIMZ) 41 and Milton Mukuwa (Mavambo Kusile Dawn) 32.

Zanu PF’s Cde Esau Fungai Mupfumi romped to victory in the Dangamvura-Chikanga constituency by-election after amassing 6 376 votes ahead of Mr Chengetai Richard Kadzere (Independent), who polled 1 092 votes. Mr Kuziva Maundike (Independent) had 707 votes while Pfugamai Mawire got 254 votes. Mr James Mundenda (Independent) garnered 144 votes. Mr Ruramayi Musiiwa (NCA) got 1 003 votes while Mr Piwai Gashirai (Freedom Party) had 125 votes. Maxwell Teedzai of Transform Zimbabwe party amassed 32 votes.

In Makokoba Cde Tshinga Dube got 3182 votes. Joan Dlodlo 76. Sibangilizwe Msipa 473. Jonathan Ndlovu 352 and Marbel Ngwenya 19.

In Tsholotsho North Professor Jonathan Moyo got 11695 votes. Busani Ncube 91 and Getrude Sibanda 38.

Tsholotsho North constituency returns to Zanu PF after 20 years.

The seat was last held by Cain Mathema before it was split into two constituencies – Tsholotsho North and South.

The seat fell vacant following the expulsion of Roselyn Nkomo from parliament by MDC T

Prof Moyo said on Twitter: “I want to thank President Mugabe, our two Vice Presidents, the NPC, party colleagues, my family, twimbos  and above all Tsholotsho North voters for the landslide!”

In Kambuzuma Zanu-PF’s Cde Tinashe Maduza got 2 712, Rungerai Tapoka (Freedom Front Party) 14, Obey Chiwara,(Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn) 50, Nyasha Solomon Makwati (Progressive Democrats of Zimbabwe) 231, John Elfigio Muzhazhe (Transform Zimbabwe) 31, Tapera David Mabuwa
(independent) 51, Pedzisayi Nheta (independent) 158, Taungana Madhino (independent) 65, Tendai Morris Makoni (independent) 153.

Cde Maduza said “I thank the electorate for their support. It is now time to get down to business, empowering the youths and women through various projects. The people have suffered for long at the hands of the opposition and now it is time for them to have tangible results.”

Zanu-PF PF’s Cde Terence Mukupe has won the Harare East parliamentary by-election with a massive 4 605   out of the total 5 618 votes cast.

Cde Mukupe beat Mr Dore Dale of Transform Zimbabwe who got 681 votes followed by Mr Kuveya Farai (Independent) who polled 135 votes and Mr Misheck Zacharia Mushawatu who got 115 votes. The total number of rejected votes 115.

Harare East Constituency Election Officer Mr Stewart Zvavambira said: “I being the constituency elections officer for the Harare East Constituency, do hereby declare that I have, in accordance with Electoral Act (Chapter 2:13), and the regulations made there under, asserted the results of the poll for the said constituency…and that I therefore declare the said Mukupe Terence of ZANU PF this day to be duly elected Member of Parliament for the Harare East Constituency.”

The constituency had three wards. In ward 8 Mr Dale of Transform Zimbabwe polled 83 votes, Mr Kuveya 22 votes, Cde Mukupe 525, Dale of Transform Zimbabwe polled 83 votes, Mr Kuveya 22 votes, while Mr Mushavatu had 24 with 9 spoiled ballot papers.

In ward 9, Cde Mukupe had 3 295 votes followed by Mr Dale (83), Mushawatu (42) and Kuveya (22) with 97 spoiled ballot papers. In ward 46 Cde Mukupe had 785 votes, Dale (208),  Kuveya (20) and Mushwatu (17) with 9 ballot papers being rejected.

Psychology Maziwisa has been declared winner for the Highfield West Constituency with 2 254 votes. Independent candidate Emmanuel Dzumbunu 230 votes. Kudakwashe Makuwe (TZ) polled 146 votes. Brian Shamu (Dare) 56 votes. Pswarayi Tashinga (independent) 52 votes. Kudzai Saruwaka (Mavambo) 48 votes. Onita Muchena (PMZ) 29 votes. Godfrey Jena (PDZ) 27 votes. Shadreck Nyanganya (FFP) 10 votes. Rejected votes–65.

In Mbizo Constituency Zanu Pf retained the seat that was in the hands of opposition since 2008.  Madziva Innocent-Transform Zimbabwe 87, Vongaishe Mupereri -Zanu-PF 4269, Zvavairo Onismo-Independent 2489.

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