Zambia: Election archive
2016 General Elections
2015 Presidential By-Election
The sudden death of President Michael Sata on 28 October 2014 necessitated the by election, scheduled for 22 January 2015, to comply with article 38 of the Zambian Constitution.
Presidential, National Assembly and local government: 20 Sep 2011.
Analysis and observer reports
The African Union Observer Mission Preliminary Statement
Civil Society Election Coalition (CESC) press release
Election day: 20 Sep 2011; presidential, National Assembly and local government.
Candidate nominations: Presidential 7-10 Aug 2011; National Assembly and local government by 12 Aug 2011.
2008 Unscheduled Presidential elections
Due to death of President Mwanamasa on the 19 Aug 2008 unscheduled presidential elections was held in October 2008 in terms of Constitution of Zambia 1996, Article 38(1).
- Election Observer Mission Report [PDF document]
- Interim statement [PDF document]
- Arrival statement
- Launch statement
Election day: 30 October 2008
Nominations: 20-24 September 2008
- Foundation for Democratic Process 2008 "PVT Consistent with Official Results", http://accessdemocracy.org/library/2414_zm_fodep_statmt-final_11032008.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 4 Oct 2008)
- Observer missions and reports
2006 Presidential & National Assembly elections
KABEMBA, C 2004 Elections and Democracy in Zambia [PDF document], EISA Research Report No 6.
2001 Presidential & National Assembly elections
SADC PARLIAMENTARY FORUM 2001 Election Observation Mission Zambia [Report], [www] http://www.sadcpf.org/documents/SADC%20Zambia.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 25 Feb 2010).
CARTER CENTER 2003 Observing the 2001 Zambia Elections, Final Report, [www] http://www.cartercenter.org/documents/1135.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 25 Feb 2010).
1996 Presidential & National Assembly elections
NDI 1996 "Statement by NDI President Kenneth Wollack on Suspension of Program Activities in Zambia", [www] http://www.accessdemocracy .org/library/869_zm_statement _061796.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 25 Feb 2010).