The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is expected to introduce new voter registration devices that will help keep records of voters who have already cast their votes.
The Independent Electoral Commission in the North West says it is ready to conduct a voter registration exercise in the Mamusa Local Municipality in Schweizer-Reneke.
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in the Free State says the voter registration for the August by-elections in the troubled Maluti-a-Phofung Municipality in the eastern Free State is going well so far.
The African National Congress (ANC) will later on Tuesday give a reflection of the voter registration weekend at brief a media in Johannesburg.
Citizens across the country had the opportunity to visit their local voting stations to register or check if their names were still on the voters’ roll.
Those who have not registered to vote in the May general elections only have a short while to do so before the final voter registration weekend closes.
Most political parties have reported to have been encouraged by the citizens’ turnout during the first day of the final voter registration despite service delivery protest aimed at preventing first-time voters from registering to vote in some parts of the country.
Voter registration has been put on hold at the Burlington Community Hall in Shallcross, south of Durban.
The IEC’s focus on motivating young people in South Africa to register to vote in May this year is very necessary, as only six in every ten (61%) between the ages of 18 and 24 are already registered to vote.