POSITIONING OF THE VOTING BOOTHS MUST SAFEGUARD SECRECY OF THE VOTE

17 July 2018 – Harare – The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) notes with concern the proposal by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to change the positioning of the voting booths for the 30 July 2018 harmonised election. This development violates Section 86 of the Electoral Act and international best practice as it threatens the secrecy of the vote. ZESN calls upon Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to revisit the decision on the positioning and placement of the booths and put in place mechanisms that ensure that the secrecy of the vote is not compromised…more

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