Slow start for voters during the Ward 109 by-elections

- | 3 months ago

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is fighting to retain control of the while the African National Congress (ANC) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) hope that their ward councillor candidates will be elected.

Ward 109 includes areas of Morningside Manor, Wendywood, Kelvin, Eastgate and Marlboro. The by-elections are necessary to elect a new ward councillor following former ward councillor Werner Smit’s resignation in April this year.

Voting stations opened at 7am however party representatives at the Ernest Ullmann Recreation Centre agreed that the voting station had been fairly quiet during the morning.

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