The Electoral Commission of Zambia has announced that the voter registration exercise will commence on 17th August to 16th October 2015.
In a statement, ECZ Public Relations Officer Raphael Phiri, the exercise will be conducted at designated voter registration centers and at civic centers of all the councils.
Mr. Phiri said the voter registration shall be conducted by mobile teams which shall be based at each gazetted voter registration centre for 14 days and will move from one centre to the other.
He said the teams will move from one centre to the other according to the schedule t be published by the Commission.
“During the exercise, the Commission will register new voters, remove deceased persons from the register, transfer voters on application from one polling station to the other and replace destroyed or lost voter’s cards,” Mr Phiri said.
He added, “Every person shall be qualified for registration as a voter who is a citizen of Zambia, has attained the age of 18 years as at July 2016 and is in possession of a national registration card.”
And the ECZ says upon closure on 16th October, the registration of voters will continue at the civic centers of all city, municipal and district councils up to 31st March 2016.