Political parties at the Electoral Commission’s (IEC) Gauteng provincial Results Operations Centre in Auckland Park have praised the Commission for its readiness.

The parties say they are confident to lead peaceful elections that will take Gauteng province forward.

The newly-formed Land Party contents that they have so far managed to reach the people of Gauteng and are confident of winning the province.

The party’s Gauteng premier candidate Nomonde Sawule says they are bringing a new, fresh scent to the province.

New political party Transformation for All (ATA) says they want to bring the taxi industry to the centre of the elections in Gauteng.

ATA member Sibongiseni Sibeko says the taxi industry contributes to South Africa’s economy.

Meanwhile, the African National Congress (ANC) election legal monitor, Shambala Ntanjana says the IEC is ready to handle the pressure of the elections in the province.

She stated that they welcome the IEC’s improved system, compared to previous years.

Ashor Sarupen of the Democratic Alliance (DA) says they expect free and fair elections in Gauteng.

Thulari Bopape of the Azanian People’s Organisation (Azapo) says they are ready to bring hope and restore the dignity of black people.

IEC deputy manager in Gauteng, Ledimo Nthejani says all systems are in order to process the election results in the province.

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