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Voting has started peacefully in the Chirumanzu-Zibagwe constituency by-election with five candidates are battling for the ticket to represent the constituency in parliament.

The seat fell vacant following the elevation of former MP, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to to the presidium.

The candidates are Cde Auxillia Mnangagwa of Zanu PF, Dewah Gedzamoyo of Good People’s Movement, Mutodza Munashe of NCA, Rumbidzai Musambasi of Transform Zimbabwe and Wilbroad kanoti standing as an independent.

Polling stations opened at 7am and voters in the constituency have started trickling to polling stations to cast their ballots to choose a member of parliament.

Voting started at 7am at all the polling stations in the Mt Darwin West constituency by-election.

Three candidates Barnwell Seremwe of Zanu-PF, Reuben Mafigu of NCA, and Kennedy Fungai of Transform Zimbabwe are contesting to represent the constituency.

The seat fell vacant following the elevation of former VP Joice Mujuru to the presidium in August 2013.

Cde Seremwe cast his vote at Mudzinga Hall in Dotito and expressed satisfaction with the turnout so far. He was accompanied by Zanu-PF Mashonaland Central provincial chair Cde Dickson Mafios.

Source : The Herald