Electoral system for national legislature - Zambia

Country: 
Zambia
Question: 
Electoral system for national legislature
Answer: 
FPTP
Source: 

Electoral Commission of Zambia, The Electoral Process Act, 2016, accessed 27 July 2021

47 (2) Elections to the National Assembly shall be conducted under a first-past-the-post electoral system in accordance with Article 68.

68. (1) A Member of Parliament shall be elected in accordance with Article 47 (2) and this Article.

(2) The National Assembly shall consist of—

(a) one hundred and fifty-six members directly elected on the basis of a simple majority vote under the first-past the-post system;

(b) not more than eight nominated members;

(c) the Vice-President;

(d) the Speaker; and

(e) the First and Second Deputy Speakers