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Two Acts linked to political party funding have not been promulgated

The electorate needs to know who gives parties money, but the amended Promotion of Access to Information Act and the Political Party Funding Act are in limbo

The pandemic will change the electoral process

There’s a backlog of by-elections to get through before next year’s local government elections. Will voters go to the polls even though Covid protocols are in place?

ANC starts up its engine for 2021 race

The party seems to have abandoned plans to delay municipal polls as branches shift to election mode

Material change to electoral system remains elusive

Expectations that the Constitutional Court’s recent ruling on independent candidates may give the majority of voters a stronger voice are premature and largely unwarranted

2021 local elections ‘will go ahead’

The ANC and EFF want national, provincial and municipal polls in 2024 but other parties disagree

Controversy surrounds former mayor

ANC says Nthateng Maoke is still a councillor after she quit amid claims she is a foreign national

Pandemic delays local elections

The lockdown has interrupted public consultations on ward demarcations, while 37 by-elections around the country are on hold

Africa mustn’t leave its youth in the lurch

Countries must take steps to build young people’s social, political and economic involvement

IEC deregisters BLF, upholds ATM’s status

The electoral commission has stripped Black First Land First of its status as a political party, but rejected an appeal against the ATM

uBaba fails to show up for Mama

The Durban mayor charged with corruption may, for once, not be at Jacob Zuma’s next court appearance

IEC intent on announcing final results on Saturday

The Mail & Guardian understands parties are set to receive a presentation on an audit over double votes on Saturday

IEC audit may delay release of poll results

The Electoral Commission of South Africa is conducting an audit of voting stations where individuals may have voted twice

Elections 2019: Over 5-mil votes counted, ATM cashes in on church vote

South Africans headed to the polls on Wednesday to elect the country’s sixth democratic administration

IEC anticipated smooth start to polls despite hiccups

Some 26.7-million voters, 22 924 voting stations, 189 000 volunteers and over 60-million national and provincial ballot papers will be in play

IEC removes official from Benoni voting station

The Electoral commission confirmed in a statement that they have dismissed an official who allowed a party agent to help with moving of special votes

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