Sharon Siwale-Fumbeshi

Sharon Siwale-Fumbeshi
Me, Myself and I

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

PF leads in Nchanga as Simusaa retains seat

Patriotic Front (PF) Leader Michael Sata has won with landslide victory in Nchanga Constituency with 21,427, as PF Parliamentary Candidate Wilbur Simusaa emerged victorious with 18,163 votes, followed by Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) President Rupiah Banda with 2,893, and United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema in third place with 842.

Meanwhile, Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) leader Edith Nawakwi got 871 votes, National Restoration Party (NAREP) President Elias Chipimo polled 28, United National Independence Party (UNIP) Leader Tilyenji Kaunda 29, Heritage Party’s Godfrey Miyanda 51, National Movement for Progress (NMP) presidential aspirant Ng’andu Magande polled 24, Alliance for Democracy and Development (ADD) leader Charles Milupi received 20, Zambians for Empowerment and Development (ZED) Fred Mutesa got 8 votes respectively.
In Feira constituency in Eastern Province, Rupiah Banda polled 3,853, Sata got 2,408, Hichilema received 742 votes, Chipimo got 26, Kaunda obtained 37 votes, and Miyanda polled 12 of the total votes.
Furthermore, officials have disclosed that Chavuma Constituency in the North-Western Province Presidential polls has MMD leading with 6,042 votes with its parliamentary candidate Kenneth Konga winning with 6,028,the UPND is second with 3, 088, and the PF polled 238.
The latest results in Itezhi Tezhi constituency in Southern Province show that in the Presidential ballots, Hakainde Hichilema polled 7,093, Rupiah Banda 3,292, Michael Sata 586 votes, and Parliamentary, UPND Monde Monde 5,809, MMD’s Diangamo 2,603, Independent Namakau 1,535, and PF candidate Chitembo 349 votes.
More polling stations yet to compile the results as counting of ballot papers is still under way.

Courtesy of Zambian Watchdog

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