The opposition UPND says it won the last bye-elections as a party.
According to the analysis posted on their website, the UPND says it participated in 14 bye-elections and won 13.
The analysis as posted on the site is reproduced below
13th August, 2009 By – Election Results and Analysis
(a). Participation of the three major Political Parties
|UPND / PF Pact||22||16|
(b). Analysis in Percentage
|UPND / PF Pact||73%|
(c). Special Notes to consider:
- UPND took away from the MMD 4 seats, these being; Maramba in Livingstone, Itebe in Mazabuka, Nambala in Mumbwa and Chikonkwelo in Kapombo
- MMD got Zero (0) votes in certain poling stations such as Chilanga ward in Lusaka and Kikonge ward in Solwezi
- UPND won all the seats in Southern province
- UPND won all the seats in Mumbwa district (Central Province), these being; Nambala, Chisalu and Nalubamba
If these election results are anything to go by you will realise that where as the UPND / PF pact are gaining more ground the MMD on the other hand are loosing ground evidenced by the number of seats they have lost!