These new amendments may affect how you vote

- | 7 months ago

The revisions made to the Bill will allow citizens to cast their votes even if their addresses are not yet on the voter’s poll.

The changes also mean that it will become illegal for public funds to be used in political campaigning. The only funds that may be used for campaigns must have been allocated to the particular party in terms of the Public Fund of Represented Political Parties Act.

Although no parties voted against the Bill, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) refused to support it, and President Cyril Ramaphosa will still have to sign off on the Bill for it to become law.

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