The ruling party won the elections with a wider margin in most of the districts in an election which was marred with low voter turnout.
In Chipangali district, PF candidate Million Tembo polled 7,024 votes
UPND’s William Banda got 762 votes while United Prosperous and
Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) Davy Kapwata got 487 votes.
In Kasenengwa district, PF’s Saul Zulu polled 5,942 votes while his only competitor Peter of UPND got 1, 207 votes.
In Lusangazi district, PF candidate William Banda polled 2,444,
Patrick Banda, an independent candidate got 1,257 votes, another
independent candidate Blackson Tembo got 1,012 votes with UPND’s
Robert Mwale got eight votes.
In Chasefu district, Chimwemwe Banda of PF polled 6,436, Thokoza
Ndhlovu an independent candidate got 2,147 votes, UPND’s Bernard Zulu got 799 votes with FDD’s Davies Nyirongo got 644 votes.
In Lumezi district, PF’s Clement Mwale polled 6,860, Jimmy Phiri an Independent candidate 1,341 votes and UPND’s Marjorie Mumpanshya got
PF provincial chairperson Andrew Lubusha directed the new council chairpersons to get down to work and fulfill the provinces they made to the people.