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By-elections delayed as Covid restrictions bite

A decision on the local government elections, set to be held later this year, will be taken soon

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

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 fields elections integrity queries

The IEC said it would be conducting an audit of votes cast at a sample of voting stations to establish whether double voting did, in fact, occur.

IEC upholds one list objection — against PAC candidate

The IEC announced on Tuesday that only one of the 52 objections it received was upheld

ANC rejects public’s list objections

The decision by the electoral commission will make or break the party’s voting trajectory

Mbalula says ANC lists can still change

The Electoral Commission will listen to objections to names on electoral lists in some circumstances

IEC stays calm in the face of chaos

The chief electoral officer’s years of experience  will help ensure citizens’ choices are honoured

Lists scandal will haunt Ramaphosa

Internal divisions and his focus on reviving the state have warped the selection of ANC candidates

Corruption allegations don’t count, says Magashule

Magashule said candidates who had been convicted of an offence for which the penalty was more than 12 months in jail had been removed from the list

Dagga Party wants to #HotboxTheHouse as it aims to contest elections

​The Dagga Party needs to raise a hefty R200 000 registration free to contest the 2019 elections

Hello! Women voters have real clout

A recent study shows just how important gender-related issues are to a well-defined electoral group

Gatvol Capetonian sets its sight on 2019 elections

The Cape Town-based group was propelled to national attention after it began agitating for the Western Cape to secede

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

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