Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Zambia Justice Essau Chulu has announced that the Referendum on a new Bill of Rights and Article 79 has failed.
Justice Chulu announced during a news conference that the referendum vote has failed to meet the first threshold.
He said the estimates of eligible voters was 7, 528, 091 and the minimum threshold was 3, 764, 046.
He said out of these, only 3, 345, 471 voted and from that figure 1, 853, 559 voted Yes while 753, 549 voted No.
739, 363 were rejected votes.