Zambian general election, 1991

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Zambian general election, 1991
Zambia
1988 ←
31 October 1991 → 1996

1,325,038 registered voters
Turnout 45.27%
  Frederick Chiluba.jpg Kenneth David Kaunda detail DF-SC-84-01864.jpg
Nominee Frederick Chiluba Kenneth Kaunda
Party MMD United National Independence Party
Popular vote 972,212 311,022
Percentage 75.76% 24.24%

President before election

Kenneth Kaunda
United National Independence Party

Elected President

Frederick Chiluba
MMD

General elections were held in Zambia on 31 October 1991 to elect a President and National Assembly. They were the first multi-party elections since 1968, and saw the ruling United National Independence Party comprehensively beaten by the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy, whose candidate, Frederick Chiluba, beat the incumbent Kenneth Kaunda in the presidential election. Voter turnout was 45%.[1]

Results

President

Candidate Party Votes %
Frederick Chiluba Movement for Multi-Party Democracy 972,212 75.76
Kenneth Kaunda United National Independence Party 311,022 24.24
Invalid/blank votes 41,531
Total 1,324,765 100
Registered voters/turnout 2,926,457 45.27
Source: EISA

National Assembly

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Movement for Multi-Party Democracy 931,945 74.01 125 New
United National Independence Party 314,711 24.99 25 –100
National Democratic Alliance 1,695 0.13 0 New
National Democratic Party 803 0.06 0 New
Democratic Party 120 0.01 0 New
Independents 9,862 0.78 0 New
Presidential appointees 8 –2
Appointed Speaker 1 0
Invalid/blank votes 46,787
Total 1,305,689 100 159 +23
Registered voters/turnout 2,875,960 45.40
Source: EISA

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