The ruling PF has scooped the Lubansenshi parliamentary seat after its candidate George Mwamba polled 4, 879 in yesterday’s by election .
Mr Mwamba was trailed by independent candidate Charles Chimumbwa who amassed 2, 463.
UPND’s Patrick Mucheleka who is the immediate past MP in the area was in distant third with 1, 895.
Gabriel Mulenga of the MMD got 479 while Daniel Mubanga of the Rainbow Party received 200 votes.
Returning Officer Christopher Simusokwe declared Mr Mwamba winner at 01:22 this morning.
In Solwezi West, the opposition UPND was enjoying a comfortable after results from 37 polling stations out of 38 were counted.
By 06 Hours this morning, UPND’s Teddy Kasonso polled 8,340 and he was followed by David Mbaya of the PF who received 2,594 while John Njombi of UNIP received 119.
Only results from one polling station are still being awaited.