by-elections

IEC confident by-elections will run smoothly on Wednesday

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) says it is confident that Wednesday’s by-elections taking place in 24 wards across the country will go well, based on the smooth running of Tuesday’s special voting. Electoral Commission officials have fanned out across the country to take care of the 6 000[…]

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All systems go for Wednesday by-elections

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has announced its readiness to hold successful by-elections set to take place in the Western Cape, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday. The by-elections come as a result of either the death or the resignation of councillors in the different wards. IEC spokesperson Kate Bapela says,[…]

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ANC wins 7 of 10 wards in by-elections

In spite of being under fire over the Nkandla controversy and service delivery protests, the majority African National Congress (ANC) won seven out of 10 wards contested in by-elections around the country on Wednesday, according to results released by the Independent Electoral Commission on Thursday. The party retained Ward 1[…]

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ANC, DA retain wards in by-elections

The African National Congress retained nine wards in by-elections held in six provinces, while the Democratic Alliance retained its two wards in the Western Cape, according to results released by the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) on Thursday. By-elections were held on Wednesday in KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape, Mpumalanga, North West,[…]

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ANC wins 10 wards, DA one in by-elections

The African National Congress won 10 of the 11 wards contested in Wednesday’s by-elections, with the Democratic Alliance winning one, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said on Thursday. The elections saw the ANC take two wards, one from an independent candidate and another from the DA. “From an independent[…]

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