Withdrawal of candidature nominationZama Fakudze2018-06-07T08:25:16+00:00
Withdrawal of candidature nomination
Withdrawing a candidature nomination
(1) A candidate may, before four o’clock of the afternoon of nomination day withdraw his candidature by giving written notice, signed by the candidate to that effect, to the returning officer.
(2) The returning officer shall forthwith cause notice of the withdrawal to be posted in a conspicuous position outside the place of nomination.
(3) Where a duly nominated candidate whose name appears on the nominated register exhibited under this Act withdraws his or her candidature after the printing of ballot papers, the ballot papers may continue to include that candidate’s name, except that any vote cast on polling day for a candidate who has withdrawn shall be invalid.