The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will be announcing the results of the 2021 municipal elections at 6pm today. Officials are swiftly scanning and auditing the final ballot papers. The IEC said one of the biggest lessons learned during the latest election is to never attempt to do an election of[…]
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says it is surging ahead with preparations for the local government elections where a total of 1,718 independent candidates and at least 325 political parties will be contesting for your vote. Political parties have pledged to play by the rules after signing the IEC’s electoral[…]
LOCAL The Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has gazetted the election date for November 1. This means that the voter roll will be sealed at midnight and political parties have until Tuesday to submit their candidate lists to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). According to the[…]
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is rushing to meet Monday’s deadline to consider whether it would be practically possible to hold another voter registration weekend this month. On Friday, the Constitutional Court ruled against the IEC’s application to postpone the election until February next year. It ruled that the local[…]
The Constitutional Court on Friday dismissed the Independent Electoral Commission’s (IEC) application to have the 27 October 2021 local government elections postponed to next year. In a brief outline of the apex court’s majority decision, the order states that the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s proclamation[…]
NATIONAL The Constitutional Court is expected to hear the Independent Electoral Commission’s request to postpone the local government elections later this month. The commission filed an urgent application to have the gazetted date of 27 October 2021 postponed to February 2022. The IEC further requested that the court declare all[…]
NATIONAL The African National Congress’ (ANC) Acting Secretary-General Jessie Duarte says the party is preparing for elections should the polls go ahead on the 27th of October. This after the Electoral Commission confirmed that it is applying to the Constitutional Court for a postponement of the elections. The IEC wants the[…]
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Friday endorsed the findings of a panel that looked into the fairness of the October municipal elections, which found that the elections should be postponed. The commission received the final report of the Inquiry into Ensuring Free and Fair Elections during COVID-19 from former[…]
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[…]
The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is set to resume by-elections, and plans to clear the backlog of all outstanding polls on 11 November 2020. In a statement issued on Friday, the commission said the scheduling of by-elections follows consultations with Cogta Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as well as[…]
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