A vehicle belonging to the Electoral Commission of Zambia -ECZ which was carrying ballot papers and other materials to Makanga Poling station in Zambezi District slipped off the Pontoon into the Zambezi River on Monday.
District electoral officer Kennedy Kazanda confirmed the development to ZNBC News in the District on Tuesday.
Mr Kazanda however says the Ballot papers did not get soaked but only registers where destroyed.
He said ECZ has since replaced the registers.
Voting in the area was delayed by one hour due to the accident.