South Africa: Independent Electoral Commission On Objections Against Candidates Nominated for ...

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- allafrica.com | 3 months ago

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) Land Party.

A number of objections were also directed at more than one party. 29 Objections were directed against candidates representing the ANC, 19 against candidates representing the BLF, 13 against candidates representing the EFF, 4 each against candidates representing the DA and Land Party, and 1 each against candidates representing the ACDP, AIC, ACM and ATA.

Despite many of the objections not meeting the prescribed format for submission, the Commission decided in the interests of promoting fair elections to consider whether substantively these objections met the criteria in the constitution and section 30(1) of the Electoral Act.

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