IEC recommends 2019 election period
GENERAL elections must be held between May 7 and August 5, 2019, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) announced yesterday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce the exact date in due course.
During the update on the state of readiness for the elections, the commission also revealed that there were 26.1 million registered voters.
Chairperson Glen Mashinini said he hoped at least one million more voters would be added to the voter’s roll before registration closes.
He said voting stations would open from 8am to 5pm on January 26-27, 2019 to allow new voters to register and existing voters to confirm their registration details. |