IEC records over 20 000 voters on Day 1 of registration weekend

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says the success of day one of the second voter registration weekend proves that South Africans remain engaged with the affairs of the country. This is the final voter registration weekend at voting stations. However, voter registration at IEC local offices and on the online portal will remain[…]

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Over 23 000 voter registration stations operating this weekend

The Electoral Commission (IEC) has reminded eligible voters of the importance of registering to vote. This ahead of this weekend’s national registration weekend, which enables citizens to visit just over 23 000 registration stations to register or check their details for the upcoming polls. IEC Chief Electoral Officer Sy Mamabolo[…]

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Massive turnout for voter registration weekend, which signals high enthusiasm for upcoming elections

By Lee-Yandra Paulsen The recent national voter registration weekend in South Africa has drawn significant participation, with citizens gearing up for the impending elections once President Cyril Ramaphosa announces the date. The Electoral Officer for the Western Cape, Michael Hendrickse, shared insights into the registration statistics during an interview with[…]

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The national voter registration has kicked off

By Kouthar Sambo The national voter registration kicked off yesterday as many people are heading to various registration centers to ensure that their details are accurate and that they will be able to mark their X when President Cyril Ramaphosa announces the date for elections.  Speaking on VOC’s Sunday Live[…]

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IEC encourages South Africans to register to vote

The Electoral Commission is on a voter registration drive this weekend to encourage all South Africans to register to vote. South Africans who are eighteen and older, including the homeless, who have not registered to vote, are urged to do so. Stations around the country will open from eight o’clock[…]

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All systems go as voter registration weekend beckons

By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert With just days to go before the national voter’s registration weekend the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said they are ready and well prepared, this despite the election date not yet having been declared by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Speaking on VOC Breakfast on Tuesday, IEC Provincial Electoral[…]

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IEC prepares for upcoming voter registration weekend

By Lee-Yandra Paulsen The South African Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is diligently gearing up for the upcoming voter registration weekend on November 18 and 19, a critical step in the lead-up to the national general elections expected before August 2024. The exact election date will be announced by President Cyril[…]

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IEC’s Thought Leadership Programme on Coalitions and Government raises more questions than answers on the Republics future

By Daanyaal Matthews In the run up to the National Elections the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has continued its campaign to educate the public to counter misinformation and strengthen the voting base. One issue of discussion throughout the nation has been coalition government, a talking point that has been further[…]

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