IEC to make public contesting parties soon as vetting of party lists starts

- | 5 months ago

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is working on verifying and vetting the candidate lists submitted to it by political parties on Wednesday.

Wednesday was the cut-off date for the submission of parties' candidate lists and to register to contest in the national and provincial elections to be held on May 8. "Currently, the Electoral Commission is doing quality assurance on all the documents that were submitted by various political parties," IEC spokesperson Kate Bapela said on Thursday.

They are also ensuring that candidate lists are being vetted and all documents are being verified, she said.

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