The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has set July 5, 2012 as the date for bye-elections in three constituences.
The Constituencies are Muchinga in Central province, Chama in the so called Muchinga province and Livingstone in the Southern province..
Chama North constituency became vacate after the nullification of the election of MMD’s Darious Mumba by the High Court. Mumba decided not to appeal the nullification but instead defected to the ruling PF.
Muchinga constituency fell vacant following the death of former vice-president George Kunda.
In Livingstone,the seat was declared vacant after the High Court nullified the election of Lukolo Katombora.