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Tsvangirai has 66 percent popularity rating

By Fortune Tazvida

Prime Minister Morgan is expected to romp to victory by a 66 percent margin if a presidential election was called now. According to an online poll of Nehanda Radio.com readers, the MDC-T leader remains the country’s most popular party leader. His closest challenger is Robert Mugabe who got 17 percent of the votes.

Morgan Tsvangirai, Welshman Ncube and Robert Mugabe
Morgan Tsvangirai, Welshman Ncube and Robert Mugabe

In third place was former Finance Minister and now Mavambo Kusile Dawn party leader Simba Makoni. Fourth was Welshman Ncube who leads the smaller MDC faction, fifth was Job Sikhala leader of the breakaway MDC-99 faction. ZAPU leader Dumiso Dabengwa came sixth while Arthur Mutambara came last (7th).

Below is a breakdown of the votes as at Thursday 15 March 2012 at 17:00 (GMT).
Rank
Leader
Party
Online votes
Percentage
1
Morgan Tsvangirai
MDC-T
2464
66%
2
Robert Mugabe
Zanu PF
642
17%
3
Simba Makoni
Mavambo
323
9%
4
Welshman Ncube
MDC-N
117
3%
5
Job Sikhala
MDC-99
99
3%
6
Dumiso Dabengwa
Zapu
74
2%
7
Arthur Mutambara
MDC-M
40
0%

The poll is designed to allow readers a chance to vote once and blocks any computer IP addresses that have already voted. So far 3760 readers have cast their votes and we encourage more to continue doing so. Nehanda Radio.com

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