The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says it is vital for Parliament to speed up the process of amending the current Electoral Act to avoid problems in the next general election in 2024.
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has welcomed the judgment handed down by the Constitutional Court that declares parts of the Electoral Act unconstitutional.
The Constitutional Court judgment, which declared that independent candidates can contest the national elections, has been widely welcomed. Independent candidates were only allowed to contest local government elections previously.
The International Scientific Community urges Benin President Patrice Talon to call new elections on a new basis that guarantees, instead of excluding it before hand, the effective participation of the opposition in an open and transparent national competition.
The Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke says incidents of double voting had no material impact on the outcome on the recent 2019 national and provincial elections.
With voting counting complete, Parliament says it is ready to welcome new Members of Parliament (MPs) and those of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has snubbed demands for an independent audit into the 2019 general elections.
The Independent Electoral Commission has released the results for international votes as follows:
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has officially launched the National Results Operation Centre (ROC) in Pretoria on Tuesday afternoon.
The New Nation Movement says it will apply for the 8 May elections to be postponed if the Western Cape High Court rules in its favour and declares the Electoral Act unconstitutional.