Mutare West

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Mutare West is a constituency of Zimbabwe. It belongs to Manicaland. Mutare West includes Marange.

The candidate of the Zanu PF was declared the winner in the March 2005 parliamentary election, despite irregularities.[citation needed] In the March 2008 parliamentary election, Movement for Democratic Change candidate Shuah Mudiwa very narrowly won the seat, receiving 7,597 votes against 7,577 votes for Chris Mushohwe, the Minister of Transport and Communications, according to official results.Mushowe despite losing the parliamentary seat he was elevated to the level of provincial Governor .An independent candidate, Gideon Chamuka, received 536 votes.[1]