President of Zimbabwe Proclaims Date of National Elections for 2023


Harare, Zimbabwe – The President of Zimbabwe has today issued a proclamation fixing the date of the upcoming national elections. According to the document, the election to the office of President, as well as the election of members of the National Assembly and councillors, will be held on the 23rd day of August, 2023.

Captured: part of proclamation 4 of 2023 of the President of Zimbabwe . Image from PUBLIC DOMAIN

The proclamation, which was officially designated as Proclamation 4 of 2023, also outlines the necessary procedures for the election, including the possibility of a poll being taken if necessary in accordance with the Electoral Act.

In addition, the proclamation fixes the 2nd day of October, 2023 as the day of the runoff election to the office of President, if such a poll becomes necessary in accordance with the Electoral Act.

The announcement of the date of the national elections has been highly anticipated, as the current administration’s term in office is set to expire in the coming months. Many citizens have expressed their eagerness to cast their votes and participate in the democratic process.

The President’s proclamation has been met with both excitement and trepidation from Zimbabweans, as the country continues to face numerous political and economic challenges. However, many are hopeful that the upcoming elections will bring about positive change and a better future for all Zimbabweans.

As the election date draws closer, political parties and candidates are expected to ramp up their campaigning efforts and engage with voters on the issues that matter most to them. The stage is set for a highly contested and closely watched election, and all eyes will be on Zimbabwe as the country prepares to choose its next leaders.

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