Voter Registration

IEC’s only option is an expensive registration weekend

To meet the Constitutional Court deadline, the IEC will spend an additional R120-million to register seven-million voter's addresses.

The local elections will go ahead, but the IEC’s failings have not escaped the Concourt

The Constitutional Court judgment has revealed a keen appreciation of the limits of state institutions.

Voters’ drive draws young urbanites

Despite a good turnout, the numbers are still well below a 10th of the estimated nine million people thought eligible but unregistered.

Elections 2014: Voter turnout lower than in 2009

At 99.9% of this year's votes counted, almost 73.5% of the voters turned up and cast their vote. Five years ago that percentage was 77.3.

Weekend voter registration exceeds a million, says IEC

With the final voter registration weekend set to close at 5pm on Sunday, the IEC says more than a million people were registered over the weekend.

Last chance for voter registration

Sunday will be the final day eligible voters in SA can register at their voting stations for the general elections due to take place on May 7.

IEC prepares for final voter registration drive

Eligible South Africans still have a chance to register at their voting stations in the final registration drive this weekend.

Voters can register until proclamation, says IEC

South Africans can register to vote right up until President Jacob Zuma publishes the election date in the Government Gazette.

IEC plans round two for voter registration

A second voter registration weekend will be held in February next year, says the Independent Electoral Commission.

Help us reduce disorder at polling stations, pleads IEC

Following the closure of voting stations in Bekkersdal, the IEC's deputy chairperson says people have a duty to help with security at voting stations.

Elections 2014: Voter registration to continue

South African citizens who qualify to vote will still be able to register before the 2014 general election, says the IEC.

IEC says voter registration progressing smoothly

The Independent Electoral Commission said on Sunday that voter registration was "going well".

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