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    Parliamentary Monitoring Trust (Zimbabwe)
    March 09, 2013

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    What is a Referendum?

    This is a vote held to ascertain the views of voters on an issue of national Importance.

    Zimbabwe will hold a referendum on the 16th March 2013 to decide whether the country should adopt the new draft constitution or not.

    Who proclaims a Referendum?

    Referendum Act Section 39 of the Electoral Act Chpt 2.13 mandates the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe to proclaim the date(s) and times when the referendum is to be conducted.

    The Referendum will be held on 16 March 2013

    Who is entitled to Vote?

    Any Zimbabwean citizen who is 18 years and above and is eligible to be registered as a voter on the Voters’ Roll.

    Polling Stations will be open from 7.00am to 7.00pm

    Is Registration Required?

    The current Law does not require persons to register to vote in a referendum but it requires one to bring his/her national identity.

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