Counting of ballots in the Lubansenshi and Solwezi-West Parliamentary by election is underway.
The electorates in the two constituencies have voted in a calm atmosphere.
In Lubansenshi, Znbc’s Bright Mukwasa reports that electorates in the constituency, with an estimated 20,198 registered voters steadily trooped to various polling stations.
PF Candidate George Mwamba told reporters after voting at the Lupili Local Court polling station that he is confident of winning the seat.
Mr. Mwamba, flanked by deputy minister in the office of the Vice President Stephen Kampyongo and deputy campaign manager Father Frank Bwalya, said he is ready to accept defeat in case he loses as he is in a race.
And Mr. Kampyongo said his party has alerted police over attempts of fraudulent activities which were being perpetrated by a named political party when the voting started.
Rainbow party candidate Daniel Mubanga who also voted at the same venue had earlier told ZNBC that his party is headed for victory.
Meanwhile, FODEP executive director McDonald Chipenzi said voter turnout is impressive attributing it to the relatively calm and conducive environment prevailing in the area.
Luwingu District Commissioner Patrick Chanda told ZNBC that the town is peaceful and calm.
Patrick Mucheleka currently contesting under the UPND ticket had the seat nullified by the courts.
The seat is being contested by five candidates from MMD,PF, Rainbow Party,UPND and one independent Mr. Charles Chimumbwa.