Zambia: 2001 Presidential election results

Updated June 2007

Voting statistics

Registered voters 2 604 761
Total votes 1 766 356
% Turnout 67.81
Valid votes 1 766 356
Spoilt ballots 28 408
% Spoilt ballots 1.61

Table source

Electoral Commission of Zambia 2002, 86.

Election results

Zambian presidents are elected by a plurality (first-past-the-post) and so no run-offs are held.

Candidate Party Votes % Votes
Levy Mwanawasa Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) 506 694 29.15
Anderson Mazoka United Party for National Development (UPND) 472 697 27.20
Lt Gen Christon Tembo Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) 228 861 13.17
Tilyenji Kaunda United National Independence Party (UNIP) 175 898 10.12
Brig Gen Godfrey Miyanda Heritage Party (HP) 140 678 8.09
Benjamin Mwila Zambia Republican Party (ZRP) 85 472 4.92
Michael Sata Patriotic Front (PF) 59 172 3.40
Dr Nevers Mumba National Citizens' Coalition (NCC) 38 860 2.24
Gwendoline Konie Social Democratic Party (SDP) 10 253 0.59
Inonge Mbikusita-Lewanika Agenda for Zambia (AZ) 9 882 0.57
Dr Yobert Shamapande National Leadership for Development (NLD) 9 481 0.55
Total 1 737 948 100.00

Table source

ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA 2002, 86.

Reference

Electoral Commission of Zambia 2002, Presidential Election 2001 - Privisional Results, [www] http://www.elections.org.zm/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=53&Itemid=78 [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 5 Mar 2010).