Zambia: 2001 National Assembly election results

Updated June 2007

Voting statistics

Registered voters 2 604 761
Total votes 1 785 485
% Turnout 53.48
Valid votes 1 751 352
Spoilt ballots 34 133
% Spoilt ballots 1.91

Source

Electoral Commission of Zambia 2002.

Seat allocation

Zambia has a unicameral legislature. In terms of the Zambian Constitution 150 members of the National Assembly are elected from constituencies in first-past-the-post elections, eight members are nominated by the President and a Speaker is elected from outside Parliament by the Assembly (for more information see Zambia: Constitution).

Election results

Party Votes % Votes Seats % Seats
Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) 490 680 28.02 69 46.0
United Party for National Development (UPND) 416 236 23.77 49 32.7
Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) 272 817 15.58 12 8.0
United National Independence Party (UNIP) 185 535 10.59 13 8.7
Heritage Party (HP) 132 311 7.55 4 2.7
Zambia Republican Party (ZRP) 97 010 5.54 1 0.7
Independents 59 335 3.39 1 0.7
Patriotic Front (PF) 49 362 2.82 1 0.7
National Citizens' Coalition (NCC) 35 632 2.03 0 0.0
Zambia Alliance for Progress 3 963 0.23 0 0.0
National Leadership for Development (NLD) 3 155 0.18 0 0.0
Agenda for Zambia (AZ) 2 832 0.16 0 0.0
National Party (NP) 1 228 0.07 0 0.0
Social Democratic Party (SDP) 809 0.05 0 0.0
Liberal Progressive Front (LPF) 175 0.01 0 0.0
Zambia United Development Party (ZUDP) 138 0.01 0 0.0
Democratic Party (DP) 115 0.01 0 0.0
Zambia Progressive Party (ZPP) 19 0.00 0 0.0
Total 1 751 352 100.01 150 100.0

Table source

Electoral Commission of Zambia 2002.

Reference

ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA 2002 Parliamentary Elections 2001 - Provisional Results, [www] http://www.elections.org.zm/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=52&Itemid=78 [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 25 Feb 2010).