South Africa General Election Results 2019

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  • Percentage of votes counted –100%
  • Counting of Votes completed till now – 22925 Voting Districts
  • Voter turnout – 65.41%
  • Total Registered Votes – 11968212
  • Total Votes cast – 11802395
  • Total Valid Votes during the election – 11802395
  • Uncountable votes – 165817
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National & Provincial Election Results 2019:

The 2019 General Elections for the South African National Assembly & Provincial Legislatures were completed on Wednesday, 8th of this month. Both the National Elections and the Provincial Elections were held on the same day. There are 400 positions in South African National Assembly out of these 400 seats the ruling party African National Congress Party has won 230 seats which is a clear majority to form the Government once again in the Republic of South Africa. The ANC Party has got 10026475 votes and 57.50% of the total votes. The Democratic Alliance party won 84 seats and stood in the second place, DA party has got 20.77% votes 3621188, while the Economic Freedom Fighters won 44 seats with 1881521 and 10.79% and captured the third position.

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2019 South Africa General Election Results:

S.NO Name of the Political Party Number of Votes Polling Percentage Seats
1 African National Congress -ANC 10026475 57.50% 230
2 Democratic Alliance 3621188 20.77% 84
3 Economic Freedom Fighters – EFF 1881521 10.79% 44
4 IFP 588839 3.38% 14
5 VF Plus 414864 2.38% 10
6 ACDP 146262 0.84% 4
7 UDM 78030 0.45% 2
8 ATM 76830 0.44% 2
9 GOOD 70408 0.40% 2
10 NFP 61220 0.35% 2
11 African Independent Congress 48107 0.28% 2
12 COPE 47461 0.27% 2
13 PAC 32667 0.19% 1
14 ALJAMA 31468 0.18% 1
15 ASC 26263 0.18% 0
16 SRWP 24439 0.14% 0
17 BLF 19796 0.11% 0
18 APC 19593 0.11% 0
19 AASD 18834 0.11% 0
20 ZACP 15915 0.09% 0
21 ATA 14266 0.08% 0
22 AGANA SA 13856 0.08% 0
23 AZAPO 12823 0.07% 0
24 ICOSA 12386 0.07% 0
25 MF 11961 0.07% 0
26 DLC 10767 0.06% 0
27 BRA 9179 0.05% 0
28 F4SD 8525 0.05% 0
29 FN 71444 0.04% 0
30 LAND 7074 0.04% 0
31 ACO 7019 0.04% 0
32 PA 6660 0.04% 0
33 ADEC 6499 0.04% 0
34 ECOFORUM 6319 0.04% 0
35 WF 6108 0.04% 0
36 CPM 4980 0.03% 0
37 ACM 4841 0.03% 0
38 IRC 4247 0.02% 0
39 NAPF 4019 0.02% 0
40 ARU 3860 0.02% 0
41 ACD 3768 0.02% 0
42 SANCOTA 3714 0.02% 0
43 CSA 3406 0.02% 0
44 PRM 2844 0.02% 0
45 PAU 2685 0.02% 0
46 FREE DEMS 2580 0.01% 0
47 SAMEBA 2445 0.01% 0
48 NPA 1919 0.01% 0
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2014 South Africa General Election Results:

S.NO Name of the Political Party Number of Seats Won
1 African National Congress -ANC 249
2 Democratic Alliance 89
3 Economic Freedom Fighters – EFF 25
4 IFP 10
5 National Freedom Party 6
6 UDM 4
7 Freedom Front Plus 4
8 Congress of the People 3
9 African Christian Democratic Party 3
10 African Independent Congress 3
11 Agang SA 2
12 PAC 1
13 African People’s Convention 1
14 Al Jama-ah 0
15 Minority Front 0
16 United Christian Democratic Party 0
17 Azanian People’s Organization 0
18 Bushbuckridge Residents Association 0
19 Independent Civic Organization 0
20 Patriotic Alliance 0
21 Workers and Socialist Party 0
22 Ubuntu Party 0
23 Kingdom Governance Movement 0
24 Front National 0
25 Keep It Straight and Simple Party 0
26 Pan Africanist Movement 0
27 First Nation Liberation Alliance 0
28 United Congress 0
29 People’s Alliance 0
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Voter Registration Application Status Online

IEC South Africa                                                           National & Provincial Elections 2019

Municipal BY-Elections Schedule 2019

South Africa National & Provincial Election Results 2019

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Voter Turnout – 65.41%

Total Voting Districts – 22925

The National & Provincial Elections in South Africa was completed on last Wednesday i.e. 8th of this month. The total registered voters in South Africa for the 2019 elections is 11968212 voters. The voter turnout during the election is 65.4%. 11802395 voters cast their valuable vote on Wednesday. Out of these 11802395 votes only 11802395 votes are valid and the remaining 165817 were spoilt votes. The Republic of South Africa constitutes 17116 voting Districts in all the 9 Provinces across the country.

2019 National & Provincial Election Result Statistics:

  • Population of South Africa – 26756649
  • Registered Voters – 11968212
  • Votes cast – 11802395
  • Valid Votes – 11802395
  • Spoilt votes – 165817
  • Voting Districts – 22925
  • Counting completed in – 17305 Voting Districts
  • Voter turnout – 65.41%

South Africa National Assembly Election Results Live Updates 2019:

S.NO Name of the Political Party Number of Votes Polling Percentage
1 African National Congress -ANC 6753446 57.19%
2 Democratic Alliance 2575560 21.83%
3 Economic Freedom Fighters – EFF 1188372 10.08%
4 IFP 342141 2.92%
5 VF Plus 291433 2.47%
6 ACDP 108889 0.92%
7 UDM 62558 0.53%
8 GOOD 58998 0.50%
9 ATM 56414 0.48%
10 African Independent Congress 34564 0.29%
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Electoral System of South Africa:

The South Africa Electoral system is a Parliamentary Election system. The voting system in South Africa is PR voting system. PR – Proportional representation, the electorate of South Africa cast their vote to the political parties rather voting the candidates. The National & Provincial elections are held based on the PR voting system.

Major Political Parties in South Africa:

  • African National Congress
  • Democratic Alliance
  • Economic Freedom Fighters
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2014 General Election Results:

S.NO Name of the Political Party Number of Seats Won
1 African National Congress -ANC 249
2 Democratic Alliance 89
3 Economic Freedom Fighters – EFF 25
4 IFP 10
5 National Freedom Party 6
6 UDM 4
7 Freedom Front Plus 4
8 Congress of the People 3
9 African Christian Democratic Party 3
10 African Independent Congress 3
11 Agang SA 2
12 PAC 1
13 African People’s Convention 1
14 Al Jama-ah 0
15 Minority Front 0
16 United Christian Democratic Party 0
17 Azanian People’s Organization 0
18 Bushbuckridge Residents Association 0
19 Independent Civic Organization 0
20 Patriotic Alliance 0
21 Workers and Socialist Party 0
22 Ubuntu Party 0
23 Kingdom Governance Movement 0
24 Front National 0
25 Keep It Straight and Simple Party 0
26 Pan Africanist Movement 0
27 First Nation Liberation Alliance 0
28 United Congress 0
29 People’s Alliance 0
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IEC South Africa                                                           National & Provincial Elections 2019

Municipal BY-Elections Schedule 2019

South Africa National & Provincial Elections 2019 Date & Polling Time

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The South African National & Provincial elections will be held once in every five years to form the National Assembly and Provincial Legislatures. In the South African National Assembly the Parliament is led by the Speaker whereas the national Government is lead by the President of South Africa along with the Ministers.  Though National & Provincial elections are different both the elections are going to be held on the same day i.e. on Wednesday 8th May 2019.

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National & Provincial Elections Voting day/Election Day:

The South African National and Provincial elections are scheduled to be held on this Wednesday 8th may 2019. The  polling time for the national & provincial elections starts at 07:00 AM sharp in the morning and closes at 07:00 PM. If you are a first time voter and wondering how to vote in National & Provincial Elections, how to find the Polling station, how to check your vote registration status and how to check the special vote status for the 2019 National & provincial elections then you are in the right place you can get the complete information through this article.

Election Day : 8th May 2019 Wednesday

Voting Hours: 07:00 AM to 9:00 PM

What is a National Vote?

The eligible South African Citizen who is going to vote for a political party which is going to represent you in the National Assembly.

What is a provincial Vote?

The eligible South African Citizen who is going to vote for a political party which is going to represent you in the Provincial Legislatures.

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2019 National & Provincial Elections Help line:

The IEC of South Africa is offering a toll free number if you are having Any Queries or Doubts you can call the National & Provincial elections Help Line Centre.

Toll Free Help line Centre: 0800 11 8000

The Electoral Commission of South Africa IEC official website: https://www.elections.org.za

Electoral System in South Africa:

The Electoral system in South Africa is a Parliamentary Election system and the voting system in the elections for both National Assembly & Provincial Legislatures is PR Voting system. PR is nothing but Proportional Representation. The eligible voters of Republic of South Africa cast their valuable vote to the political party instead of candidates.

South African Major Political Parties for 2019 National & Provincial Elections:

  • African National Congress
  • Democratic Alliance
  • Economic Freedom Fighters
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Voter Registration Status           Check Voter Information                      Voter Details Online   

Voter Registration Abroad                                                    

Voter Registration Details Online

Voter Registration Application Status Online

IEC South Africa                                                           National & Provincial Elections 2019

Municipal BY-Elections Schedule 2019

South African Municipal by-Election Results 2019

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Election Results for the Municipal By-Elections Held on 30 January 2019:

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On January 30 2019 Municipal By-Elections were held in the Free State Province for the ward 47 of Manguang Municipality. As we know there were five candidates were contested for this By-Elections from five political parties and one candidate as an independent. Earlier this ward 47 was represented by the Democratic Alliance party. After the resignation of the ward councilor’s resignation the electoral commission of South Africa held the By-Elections on 30th January 2019.

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Candidates Contested for the Municipal By-election Held for ward 47 of Manguang Municipality:

Royston Celeste Van Heerden – African National Congress Party (ANC)

Eldene Davids – African Progressive Movement

Mokgadi Kganakgna – Democratic Alliance Party (DA)

Thelma Byneveldt – Economic Freedom Fighters Party (EFF)

William Rynoldt Van Der Ross – Patriotic Alliance Party

Yongama Zukile Mafongosi – Independent

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Manguang Municipality Ward 47 By-election Results:

The Democratic Alliance party restored its Ward Councilor seat back; Mokgadi Kganakgna from Democratic Alliance party has won the Manguang Municipality Ward 47 By-election. The total percentage of poll is 30.33% and the percentage of votes polled for Mokgadi Kganakgna is 44.24%

Election Results for the Municipal By-Elections Held on 16 January 2019:

On January 16 2019 Municipal By-Elections were held in the Western Cape Province for the ward 101, ward 31 of City of Cape Town Municipality and Ward 5 in Bergrivier Municipality.

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City of Cape Town Municipality Ward 101 Results:

The African National Congress party retained the Ward 101 seat of Cape Town Municipality. Siyabonga Solly Duka was contested from African National Congress Party for the Ward 101, and he won the seat with 86.47% votes.

 City of Cape Town Municipality Ward 101 New Councilor is – Siyabonga Solly Duka from African National Congress Party.

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City of Cape Town Municipality Ward 31 Results:

The Democratic Alliance party retained the Ward 31 seat of Cape Town Municipality. Theresa Bereniece Thompson was contested from Democratic Alliance party for the Ward 31, and the Democratic Alliance party won the seat with 61.82% votes.

City of Cape Town Municipality Ward 31 New Councilor is – Theresa Bereniece Thompson from Democratic Alliance Party.

City of Bergrivier Municipality Ward 5 Results:

The Democratic Alliance party retained the Ward 5 seat of Bergrivier Municipality. Adam Andreas Van Wyk was contested from Democratic Alliance party for the Ward 5, and Adam Andreas Van Wyk Democratic Alliance party won the seat with 50.87% votes.

Bergrivier Municipality Ward 5 New Councilor is – Adam Andreas Van Wyk from Democratic Alliance Party.

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Election Results for the Municipal By-Elections Held on 8 January 2019 Mpumalanga Province:

On January 8 2019 Municipal By-Elections were held in the Mpumalanga Province in the Dr J S Moroko Municipality.

City of Dr J S Moroko Municipality Results:

Marks Lucky Ntuli, who contested as an independent won the Ward Council in the Dr J S Moroko Municipality and he won the seat with 50.11% votes.

 Dr J S Moroko Municipality Ward New Councilor is – Marks Lucky Ntuli.

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Election Results for the Municipal By-Elections Held on 9 January 2019 Mpumalanga Province:

On January 9 2019 Municipal By-Elections were held in the Mpumalanga Province for the ward 1 of Dr J S Moroko Municipality.

Dr J S Moroko Municipality Ward 1 Result:

The African National Congress party retained the Ward 1 seat of Dr J S Moroko Municipality. Thaba Chweu was contested from African National Congress Party for the Ward 1, and he won the seat with 66.24% votes.

 Dr J S Moroko Municipality Ward 1 New Councilor is – Thaba Chweu from African National Congress Party.

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South African Municipal By-Elections Schedule 2019

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The Municipal elections in South Africa will be held once in 5 years. The Municipal Elections in South Africa are held in a mixed system or hybrid system. Municipal Elections are collectively held on the basis of proportional representation as well as ward councilor member voting. Municipal by Elections will be held if the Municipal Ward Council is vacant. After the Municipal Elections, if any Municipal ward council is vacant due to the displacement of Ward Councilor or resignation of the ward councilor or death of the ward councilor. Municipal by Elections will be held within the 90 days duration from the date of vacancy of the Municipal Ward.

IEC South Africa              National & Provincial Elections 2019               Municipal By-Elections Results

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The IEC South African Electoral Commission is responsible for conducting both the Municipal Elections & Municipal by Elections in South Africa. South African IEC has released notifications for conducting Municipal by Elections in different wards where the vacancy is there.

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Municipal by Elections in Eastern Cape Province on 6/03/2019

S.NO Province Municipality Wards Date of Municipal by Elections
1 Eastern Cape Nelson Mandela Bay Ward 2 06/03/2019

Eastern Cape Municipal by Election Schedule & Important Dates:

1 February 2019: Municipal by-election Notification

1 February 2019: Nomination of candidates

7 February 2019: voters roll Certification

11 February 2019: Last date for the submission of nomination of candidates

12 February 2019: Party Notification of the Candidate

15 February 2019: Last date for Party Notification of the Candidate

15 February 2019: voting stations and mobile voting stations Particulars release

18 February 2019: Compilation and certification of lists of candidates contesting a ward

18 February 2019: Special votes Application starts

22 February 2019: Last Date for applying special votes

5 March 2019: Voting of Special votes at voting stations and home from 08h00 to 17h00

6 March 2019: Municipal by election Voting starts at 07h00 and closes at21h00

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Voter Registration Application Status Online

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Municipal by Elections in KwaZulu-Natal Province on 6/03/2019

S.NO Province Municipality Wards Date of Municipal by Elections
1 Kwazulu-Natal eThekwini Ward 88 06/03/2019
2 Kwazulu-Natal eThekwini Ward 91 06/03/2019
3 Kwazulu-Natal eNdumeni Ward 3 06/03/2019
4 Kwazulu-Natal Newcastle Ward 22 06/03/2019
5 Kwazulu-Natal Nongoma Ward 3 06/03/2019
6 Kwazulu-Natal uMhlabuyalingana Ward 7 06/03/2019
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KwaZulu-Natal Municipal by Election Schedule & Important Dates:

1 February 2019: Municipal by-election Notification

1 February 2019: Nomination of candidates

7 February 2019: voters roll Certification

11 February 2019: Last date for the submission of nomination of candidates

12 February 2019: Party Notification of the Candidate

15 February 2019: Last date for Party Notification of the Candidate

15 February 2019: voting stations and mobile voting stations Particulars release

18 February 2019: Compilation and certification of lists of candidates contesting a ward

18 February 2019: Special votes Application starts

22 February 2019: Last Date for applying special votes

5 March 2019: Voting of Special votes at voting stations and home from 08h00 to 17h00

6 March 2019: Municipal by election Voting starts at 07h00 and closes at 21h00

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Municipal by Elections in Limpopo Province on 6/03/2019

S.NO Province Municipality Wards Date of Municipal by Elections
1 Limpopo Fetekgomo Ward 5 06/03/2019

Limpopo Municipal by Election Schedule & Important Dates:

1 February 2019: Municipal by-election Notification

1 February 2019: Nomination of candidates

7 February 2019: voters roll Certification

11 February 2019: Last date for the submission of nomination of candidates

12 February 2019: Party Notification of the Candidate

15 February 2019: Last date for Party Notification of the Candidate

15 February 2019: voting stations and mobile voting stations Particulars release

18 February 2019: Compilation and certification of lists of candidates contesting a ward

18 February 2019: Special votes Application starts

22 February 2019: Last Date for applying special votes

5 March 2019: Voting of Special votes at voting stations and home from 08h00 to 17h00

6 March 2019: Municipal by election Voting starts at 07h00 and closes at21h00

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Municipal by Elections in Eastern Cape Province on 27/03/2019

S.NO Province Municipality Wards Date of Municipal by Elections
1 Eastern Cape Nyandeni Ward 21 27/03/2019

Eastern Cape Municipal by Election Schedule & Important Dates:

22 February 2019: Municipal by-election Notification

22 February 2019: Nomination of candidates

28 February 2019: voters roll Certification

4 March 2019: Last date for the submission of nomination of candidates

5 March 2019:    Party Notification of the Candidate

8 March 2019: Last date for Party Notification of the Candidate

8 March 2019:    voting stations and mobile voting stations Particulars release

11 March 2019:  Compilation and certification of lists of candidates contesting a ward

11 March 2019: Special votes Application starts

15 March 2019:  Last Date for applying special votes

26 March 2019: Voting of Special votes at voting stations and home from 08h00 to 17h00

27 March 2019: Municipal by election Voting starts at 07h00 and closes at21h00

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Municipal by Elections in Free State Province on 27/03/2019

S.NO Province Municipality Wards Date of Municipal by Elections
1 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 1 27/03/2019
2 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 7 27/03/2019
3 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 8 27/03/2019
4 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 10 27/03/2019
5 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 11 27/03/2019
6 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 15 27/03/2019
7 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 16 27/03/2019
8 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 18 27/03/2019
9 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 20 27/03/2019
10 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 23 27/03/2019
11 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 24 27/03/2019
12 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 26 27/03/2019
13 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 29 27/03/2019
14 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 31 27/03/2019
15 Free State Maluti a Phofung Ward 34 27/03/2019
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Free State Municipal by Election Schedule & Important Dates:

22 February 2019: Municipal by-election Notification

22 February 2019: Nomination of candidates

28 February 2019: voters roll Certification

4 March 2019: Last date for the submission of nomination of candidates

5 March 2019:    Party Notification of the Candidate

8 March 2019: Last date for Party Notification of the Candidate

8 March 2019:    voting stations and mobile voting stations Particulars release

11 March 2019:  Compilation and certification of lists of candidates contesting a ward

11 March 2019: Special votes Application starts

15 March 2019:  Last Date for applying special votes

26 March 2019: Voting of Special votes at voting stations and home from 08h00 to 17h00

27 March 2019: Municipal by election Voting starts at 07h00 and closes at21h00

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Municipal by Elections in Gauteng Province on 27/03/2019

S.NO Province Municipality Wards Date of Municipal by Elections
1 Gauteng Mogale City Ward 18 27/03/2019
2 Gauteng Mogale City Ward 21 27/03/2019
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Gauteng Municipal by Election Schedule & Important Dates:

8 March 2019:    Municipal by-election Notification

8 March 2019: Nomination of candidates

14 March 2019: voters roll Certification

18 March 2019: Last date for the submission of nomination of candidates

19 March 2019:  Party Notification of the Candidate

22 March 2019: Last date for Party Notification of the Candidate

22 March 2019:  voting stations and mobile voting stations Particulars release

25 March 2019:  Compilation and certification of lists of candidates contesting a ward

25 March 2019: Special votes Application starts

29 March 2019:  Last Date for applying special votes

9 April 2019: Voting of Special votes at voting stations and home from 08h00 to 17h00

10 April 2019: Municipal by election Voting starts at 07h00 and closes at21h0022 February 2019: Municipal by-election Notification

22 February 2019: Nomination of candidates

28 February 2019: voters roll Certification

4 March 2019: Last date for the submission of nomination of candidates

5 March 2019:    Party Notification of the Candidate

8 March 2019: Last date for Party Notification of the Candidate

8 March 2019:    voting stations and mobile voting stations Particulars release

11 March 2019:  Compilation and certification of lists of candidates contesting a ward

11 March 2019: Special votes Application starts

15 March 2019:  Last Date for applying special votes

26 March 2019: Voting of Special votes at voting stations and home from 08h00 to 17h00

27 March 2019: Municipal by election Voting starts at 07h00 and closes at21h00

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Municipal by Elections in KwaZulu-Natal Province on 27/03/2019

S.NO Province Municipality Wards Date of Municipal by Elections
1 KwaZulu-Natal Abaqulusi Ward 18 27/03/2019
2 KwaZulu-Natal Mtubatuba Ward 4 27/03/2019

KwaZulu-Natal Municipal by Election Schedule & Important Dates:

22 February 2019: Municipal by-election Notification

22 February 2019: Nomination of candidates

28 February 2019: voters roll Certification

4 March 2019: Last date for the submission of nomination of candidates

5 March 2019:    Party Notification of the Candidate

8 March 2019: Last date for Party Notification of the Candidate

8 March 2019:    voting stations and mobile voting stations Particulars release

11 March 2019:  Compilation and certification of lists of candidates contesting a ward

11 March 2019: Special votes Application starts

15 March 2019:  Last Date for applying special votes

26 March 2019: Voting of Special votes at voting stations and home from 08h00 to 17h00

27 March 2019: Municipal by election Voting starts at 07h00 and closes at21h00

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Municipal by Elections in Eastern Cape Province on 10/04/2019

S.NO Province Municipality Wards Date of Municipal by Elections
1 Eastern Cape Intsika Yethu Ward 18 10/04/2019

Eastern Cape Municipal by Election Schedule & Important Dates:

8 March 2019:    Municipal by-election Notification

8 March 2019: Nomination of candidates

14 March 2019: voters roll Certification

18 March 2019: Last date for the submission of nomination of candidates

19 March 2019:  Party Notification of the Candidate

22 March 2019: Last date for Party Notification of the Candidate

22 March 2019:  voting stations and mobile voting stations Particulars release

25 March 2019:  Compilation and certification of lists of candidates contesting a ward

25 March 2019: Special votes Application starts

29 March 2019:  Last Date for applying special votes

9 April 2019: Voting of Special votes at voting stations and home from 08h00 to 17h00

10 April 2019: Municipal by election Voting starts at 07h00 and closes at21h00

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Municipal by Elections in Northern Cape Province on 10/04/2019

S.NO Province Municipality Wards Date of Municipal by Elections
1 Northern Cape Sol Plaatje Ward 28 10/04/2019

Northern Cape Municipal by Election Schedule & Important Dates:

8 March 2019:    Municipal by-election Notification

8 March 2019: Nomination of candidates

14 March 2019: voters roll Certification

18 March 2019: Last date for the submission of nomination of candidates

19 March 2019:  Party Notification of the Candidate

22 March 2019: Last date for Party Notification of the Candidate

22 March 2019:  voting stations and mobile voting stations Particulars release

25 March 2019:  Compilation and certification of lists of candidates contesting a ward

25 March 2019: Special votes Application starts

29 March 2019:  Last Date for applying special votes

9 April 2019: Voting of Special votes at voting stations and home from 08h00 to 17h00

10 April 2019: Municipal by election Voting starts at 07h00 and closes at21h00

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Municipal by Elections in Western Cape Province on 10/04/2019

S.NO Province Municipality Wards Date of Municipal by Elections
1 Western Cape George Ward 18 10/04/2019

Western Cape Municipal by Election Schedule & Important Dates:

8 March 2019:    Municipal by-election Notification

8 March 2019: Nomination of candidates

14 March 2019: voters roll Certification

18 March 2019: Last date for the submission of nomination of candidates

19 March 2019:  Party Notification of the Candidate

22 March 2019: Last date for Party Notification of the Candidate

22 March 2019:  voting stations and mobile voting stations Particulars release

25 March 2019:  Compilation and certification of lists of candidates contesting a ward

25 March 2019: Special votes Application starts

29 March 2019:  Last Date for applying special votes

9 April 2019: Voting of Special votes at voting stations and home from 08h00 to 17h00

10 April 2019: Municipal by election Voting starts at 07h00 and closes at21h00

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South Africa General Elections 2019

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National Assembly Election Schedule, Provincial Elections Schedule, & IEC Electoral Commission of Republic of South Africa

Municipal BY-Elections Schedule 2019                   Municipal By-Elections Results 2019

The South African General Elections are expected to be held in the year 2019. These General Elections are held to form National Assembly and Provincial Legislatures in each and every province of South Africa. The term of South African National Assembly is 5 years and the last General Elections were held on 7th May 2014. Most probably the General Elections in South Africa are expected to be held in the month of August 2019 because the term of current National Assembly ends by the 6th of May 2019. After 6th of May the National Assembly will be dissolved and there will be a 90 days time for the General Elections.

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Voter Registration Status           Check Voter Information                      Voter Details Online   

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Register to Vote Online

South African Electoral System:

The South Africa Electoral system is a Parliamentary Election system. The South Africa constitutes 9 Provinces. The National Assembly of South Africa consists of 400 members. Out of these 400 members 200 members are elected from the 9 provinces and the rest 200 members are elected from the national party lists through a proportional representation. The elected 400 members will elect the President of South Africa.

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Major Political Parties in South Africa:

  • African National Congress
  • Democratic Alliance
  • Economic Freedom Fighters

Types of Elections in South Africa:

The Elections in South Africa are mainly tow types they are

  • National & Provincial Elections
  • Municipal Elections
  • Municipal By-Elections
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National & Provincial Elections in South Africa:

The National & Provincial Elections or General Elections in South Africa are held once in every five years because the term of the National Assembly will be for five years.

In South Africa, the voters cast their vote for the political party not for the candidates chosen by the political party because the South African electoral system is based on PR voting system. PR voting system is nothing but Proportional Representation, where the voters of South Africa will elect the political party. These political parties depending on their PR Voting will get their share or seats in the Parliament. Depending on the percentage of votes polled and the total percentage of votes present in the South Africa, Political Parties decides the number of members.

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Municipal Elections in South Africa:

The Municipal Elections in South Africa are held once in 5 years. These Municipal elections are held in hybrid system i.e. Hybrid system which combines both proportional representation & ward system.

In South Africa there are 3 types of Municipal Councils they are:

  • Metropolitan Councils
  • Local Councils
  • District Councils

Municipal Elections in Metropolitan Councils:

The Municipal Elections in Metropolitan Councils include both Metropolitan proportional representation and council ward. (Includes both PR voting system and direct voting system)

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Municipal Elections in Local Councils:

The Municipal Elections in Local Councils include both Local Council ward and Local Council proportional representation. (Includes both PR voting system and direct voting system)

Municipal Elections in District Councils:

The Municipal Elections in District Councils include both District Council ward and District Council proportional representation. (Includes both PR voting system and direct voting system)

Municipal By-Elections in South Africa:

Municipal By-Elections will be held only when the Municipal Ward Council becomes vacant. The Vacancy may be due to the death of the Ward Councilor or Resignation etc. These Municipal By-Elections will be held within the 90 days of the expulsion or resignation or death of the Ward Councilor.

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IEC South Africa Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission of South Africa is an autonomous constitutional body which is responsible to conduct the elections in South Africa. The main motive of the IEC South Africa is to conduct the elections in an appropriate manner. The main duty of Electoral Commission of South Africa is to conduct the elections for the legislative bodies and to register the votes across the country and to maintain the Voters roll transparently. Voters Roll is authenticated record or register which contains the electorate of South Africa. The Constitution of Republic of South Africa formed this IEC to be an independent and autonomous constitutional body to perform their duties in a transparent and fair way.

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South African Electoral Commission IEC Duties:

  • IEC is responsible for the Voters Registration in South Africa
  • IEC maintains the Voters Roll (Authenticated Register of Electorate)
  • IEC is responsible to conduct National Elections in Republic of South Africa
  • IEC is responsible to conduct Provincial Elections in Republic of South Africa
  • IEC is responsible to conduct Municipal Elections in Republic of South Africa
  • IEC is responsible to declare the results of the Elections in Republic of South Africa
  • IEC is responsible to conduct the Elections in Free and Fair manner in South Africa

As we know the Republic of South Africa contains 9 provinces, the Electoral Commission of South Africa IEC has provincial offices located in each province of South Africa. Each Province consists of a Provincial Office and that office will be run by the Provincial Electoral Officer. The Nine Provinces of Republic of South Africa are:

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Eastern Cape

Free State

Gauteng 

KwaZulu-Natal

Limpopo

Mpumalanga

North West

Northern Cape

Western Cape

Provincial Electoral Officers of 9 Provinces of Republic of South Africa:

S.NO Province of Republic of South Africa Provincial Electoral Officer
1 Eastern Cape Province Kayakazi Magudumana
2 Free State Province Jabulani Tshabalala
3 Gauteng Province
4 KwaZulu-Natal Province Mawethu Mosery
5 Limpopo Province Nkaro Mateta
6 Mpumalanga Province Steve Ngwenya
7 North West Province Tumi Thiba
8 Northern Cape Province Bonolo Modise
9 Western Cape Province Courtney Sampson
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Register to Vote South Africa Online

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IEC South Africa                                                           National & Provincial Elections 2019

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Voter Registration enables the Citizens of that country to vote in the elections which are held in that country like wise to vote in the elections of South Africa, the South African Citizens must register to vote. Voter Registration is a once in a life time process but you may have to register to vote again unless if you have moved to new place within the country or may have to register to vote if your District boundaries changes.

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How to Vote          Where to Vote       Special Vote       Voters Roll        IEC Address Change

Voter Registration Status           Check Voter Information                      Voter Details Online   

Voter Registration Abroad                                                    

Voter Registration Details Online

Voter Registration Application Status Online

Who Can Register to Vote South Africa?

The basic eligibility to register to vote in South Africa is you must be a Citizen of South Africa and your age must be 16 years or above.

  • Must be Citizen of South Africa.
  • Age must be 16 Years and above.
  • Must have a Green Bar coded ID book or
  • Smart card ID or
  • Temporary ID Certificate.
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How to Register to Vote South Africa Online?

The South African Electoral Commission allows the Citizens of South Africa for the Voter registration. The Citizens of South Africa will be eligible to vote when they are 18 years old or more though they can register to vote at the age of 16 years.

  • Visit the South African Electoral Commission official website.
  • Book an appointment for Voter registration at your local IEC office.
  • The Appointment can be booked either through online or by phone or in person.
  • After the confirmation of the appointment, visit the voting station where your appointment is confirmed along with the Identity document.
  • Take the voter registration form, complete the form and submit the form along with the identity document (Green Bar coded ID book or Smart card ID or Temporary ID Certificate).
  • After the submission of the Voter Registration form, your identity document is scanned and a bar coded sticker will be pasted to your identity document.
  • To process your Voter registration application it may take up to 7 working days, so wait for 7 days to get the Voter Registration process completed.

Register to Vote Online Appointment – http://www.elections.org.za/content/About-Us/Contact-Us/

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How to Register to Vote South Africa at Local IEC Office?

  • Visit your local IEC office or District’s IEC office.
  • Book an appointment for Voter registration at your local IEC office or District’s IEC office.
  • The Appointment can be booked either by phone or in person.
  • After the confirmation of the appointment, visit the voting station where your appointment is confirmed along with the Identity document.
  • Take the voter registration form, complete the form and submit the form along with the identity document (Green Bar coded ID book or Smart card ID or Temporary ID Certificate).
  • After the submission of the Voter Registration form, your identity document is scanned and a bar coded sticker will be pasted to your identity document.
  • To process your Voter registration application it may take up to 7 working days, so wait for 7 days to get the Voter Registration process completed.

South African Local IEC Offices List – http://www.elections.org.za/content/About-Us/Contact-Us/

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Register Special Vote South Africa Online

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A special vote is issued to a registered voter of South Africa who cannot vote at the voting station on the Election Day. Special Vote also enables the registered voters to cast their vote on requested day before the Election Day. But Special vote is issued only under some circumstances like if you are a physically disabled person or if you are pregnant etc and if you cannot cast your vote at voting station on the Election Day.

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Who Can Apply for a Special Vote in South Africa?

  • Must be Citizen of South Africa.
  • Age must be 18 Years and above.
  • Must be a Registered Voter.
  • Must have a Green Bar coded ID book or Smart card ID or Temporary ID Certificate.
  • Must meet the specific conditions of that particular election.
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How to Vote          Where to Vote       Register to Vote       Voters Roll        IEC Address Change

Voter Registration Status           Check Voter Information                      Voter Details Online   

Voter Registration Abroad                                                    

Voter Registration Details Online

Voter Registration Application Status Online

Eligibility Applying for Special Vote in South Africa:

  • If you are not able to make to voting station, it may be because if you are physically disabled or if you are pregnant etc.
  • If you can’t cast your vote at voting station on the Election Day.
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Ways to Register Special Vote in South Africa:

  • You can register a special vote online by visiting the official website.
  • By SMS to 32249.
  • By visiting the local IEC office.

When do a Special Vote holder can Vote?

It depends on the type of elections, but normally a day or couple of days before the Election Day.

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Where do Special Vote holders cast their Vote?

A special vote is issued in two cases first one is if you cannot travel top the voting station then and second one is you cannot cast your vote at the Voting Station on the Election Day.

In the first case, if you are not able to reach the voting station because of your health issues or if you are a physically disabled person or if you are pregnant then the voting officials will come to you to take the vote.

In the second case, if you cannot cast your vote at the voting station on the Election Day then you can cast your vote on the voting station which you were mentioned in the MEC 35 Form.

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How to Vote in Elections 2019 South Africa

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To vote in the elections one should get registered to vote first, after the voter registration it is better to check and confirm the following details like voter registration status, find and locate voting station, on the day of elections reach the voting station on time along with South African Identity card, after reaching the voting station, first confirm your name in the voters roll. As and when the election notification releases there will be minimum time for the day of election day so during that time one can check the voter registration status, if the voter registration is there then it is fine but if you need to register again then in that case you will need a minimum of 7 working days to get registered therefore it is better to confirm the vote before the elections.

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Register to Vote          Where to Vote       Special Vote       Voters Roll        IEC Address Change

Voter Registration Status           Check Voter Information                      Voter Details Online   

Voter Registration Abroad                                                    

Voter Registration Details Online

Voter Registration Application Status Online

How to Vote in South African Elections?

  • Visit the South African Electoral Commission official website.
  • Confirm your Voter Registration.
  • Check your Voting Station.
  • Locate your Voting Station.
  • On the Election Day visit the voting station along with the Identity Document.
  • Show your Identity document at the entrance of the voting station.
  • Now check your name in the voters roll.
  • After the confirmation of your name in the voters roll collect the ballot papers.
  • Make sure that the ballot paper is stamped.
  • After taking the ballot papers, your Identification document book will be stamped by the electoral officer.
  • Now go the polling booth and select your candidate for whom you want to cast your vote.
  • After the making the mark or selecting the candidate, drop the ballot paper in the ballot box.

Check your Voting Station Online – https://www.elections.org.za/

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Update Address on Vote South Africa Online

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If you have moved to a new place within the same District then in that case you can apply for the update of your address on vote. To update or to change the address on the vote the Electoral Commission of South Africa is offering different ways. The South African voters can update their address on the vote through online, to update the address online first you have to create a profile to sign in to the South African Electoral Commission official website, the second option is in person, you can update the address by visiting the voting station or local IEC office or Municipality Electoral Office.

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How to Vote          Where to Vote       Special Vote       Voters Roll        Register to Vote

Voter Registration Status           Check Voter Information                      Voter Details Online   

Voter Registration Abroad                                                    

Voter Registration Details Online

Voter Registration Application Status Online

How to Change Address on Vote South Africa Online

  • Visit the South African Electoral Commission official website.
  • Select the Update my Address option from the for Voters dropdown menu.
  • Create profile window will be displayed.
  • Enter the required details to create your personal profile.
  • Sign in to the portal in order to update your address.

Update Address on Vote South Africa Online – http://www.elections.org.za/

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How to Update Address on Vote South Africa at Local IEC Office?

  • Visit your local IEC office or District’s IEC office.
  • Book an appointment for Voter registration at your local IEC office or District’s IEC office.
  • The Appointment can be booked either by phone or in person.
  • After the confirmation of the appointment, visit the voting station where your appointment is confirmed along with the Identity document.
  • Take the voter registration update form, complete the form and submit the form along with the identity document (Green Bar coded ID book or Smart card ID or Temporary ID Certificate).
  • After the submission of the Voter Registration form, your identity document is scanned and a bar coded sticker will be pasted to your identity document.
  • To process your Voter registration application it may take up to 7 working days, so wait for 7 days to get the Voter Registration process completed.

South African Local IEC Offices List – http://www.elections.org.za/content/About-Us/Contact-Us/

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How to Update Address on Vote South Africa at Voting Station?

  • Visit your voting station.
  • Book an appointment for Voter registration update.
  • The Appointment can be booked either by phone or in person.
  • After the confirmation of the appointment, visit the voting station where your appointment is confirmed along with the Identity document.
  • Take the voter registration update form, complete the form and submit the form along with the identity document (Green Bar coded ID book or Smart card ID or Temporary ID Certificate).
  • After the submission of the Voter Registration update form, your identity document is scanned and a bar coded sticker will be pasted to your identity document.
  • To process your Voter registration update application it may take up to 7 working days, so wait for 7 days to get the Voter Registration update process completed.

South African Local IEC Offices List – http://www.elections.org.za/content/About-Us/Contact-Us/

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How to Update Address on Vote South Africa at Municipal Electoral Office?

  • Visit Municipal Electoral Office.
  • Book an appointment for Voter registration update.
  • The Appointment can be booked either by phone or in person.
  • On the appointment day take the voter registration update form, complete the form and submit the form along with the identity document (Green Bar coded ID book or Smart card ID or Temporary ID Certificate).
  • After the submission of the Voter Registration update form, your identity document is scanned and a bar coded sticker will be pasted to your identity document.
  • To process your Voter registration application it may take up to 7 working days, so wait for 7 days to get the Voter Registration process completed.

South African Municipal Electoral Offices List – http://www.elections.org.za/content/About-Us/Contact-Us/

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