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IEC ready for elections despite budget and Covid setbacks

The Electoral Commission of South Africa said next year's local government elections will go ahead despite the pandemic as it has plans in place to keep employees and voters safe

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

Ballot boxes found in Limpopo, IEC investigating – Mashinini

The IEC is also facing a labour dispute, with workers demanding more pay and threatening to down tools on May 8

Elections set for May, final registration weekend in January — IEC

The 2019 elections will take place in May 8, 15, 22, or 29 while the final voter registration weekend is set for the end of January, the IEC says

IEC will get an upgrade for ‘robust’ 2019 elections

​The Electoral Commission needs major tech upgrades to be ready for 'robust' 2019 elections

IEC boss Glen Mashinini lays down the law

M&G political editor Matuma Letsoalo spoke to Glen Mashinini, the chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission.

Editorial: No whiff of bias should cloud IEC

The parliamentary opposition perceives Mashinini as being too close to the president and thus finds his appointment worrying.

Two more Zuma allies lined up for key state positions

The likely choices to head both the Independent Electoral Commission and intelligence are raising unease in opposition circles.

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