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chronicle.co.zw 04 Aug, 2022 01:30 am

Voter inspection: Less than one percent errors identified

Voter inspection: Less than one  percent errors identified
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Mr Jasper Mangwana Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has said less than one percent errors were identified in the country’s voters’ roll after nearly three million inspected it.At least 2,9 million from the 5,8 million registered voters inspected the voters’ roll.ZEC spokesperson commissioner Jasper Mangwana said the voters’ roll inspection figures were very impressive while the low number of errors confirms the credibility of the register.“Also, in a sample this big, if 50 percent were able to check their details, it means one in two registered voters were able to check the voters’ roll.

The error margin is very very minor, it speaks a lot in terms of the credibility of the voters’ roll and how our officers are doing great work in terms of increasing our level of accuracy.” He said the inspection of the voters’ roll also validates the processes that are being undertaken by the commission in preparation for the delimitation exercise.

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