Own Correspondent|ZANU PF on Saturday romped to victory in Mwenezi Ward 15 by-election after polling 1 811 votes against MDC-Alliance’s 27 votes.
Samuel Kwinika became councillor for Ward 15 after trouncing Shepherd Dzuda, who was the only competitor.
In Harare, MDC-Alliance retained Kuwadzana’s Ward 44 after Adonia Shoko polled 1 517 votes against Lloyd Makuwe of Zanu PF’s 718 votes.
Wenel Ndoya of the National Constitutional Assembly got 12 votes.
The ward fell vacant after councillor Resias Masunda of the MDC died in November last year.
In its report, the Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) said polling was conducted without incident.
“Zanu PF and MDC-Alliance deployed party agents to track the polling process at all polling stations where ZESN observers were deployed,” reads a ZESN tweet.
The Mwenezi ward seat fell vacant after Elias Chauke (Zanu PF) died in December last year.