THE REINTRODUCTION OF PROOF OF RESIDENCE FOR VOTER REGISTRATION IS RETROGRESSIVE

19 June 2017 – The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) is concerned by the reintroduction of the requirement for proof of residence for voter registration by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC). ZESN notes that the initial proposal in the draft voter registration regulations to scrap the need for the proof of residence was a welcome development, given that in the past, stringent requirements resulted in the disenfranchisement of significant numbers of voters…more

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *