Was the election a stuff-up?

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- citizen.co.za | 7 months ago

The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) is again being hailed as a pillar of electoral rectitude.

“An example to Africa, where elections are flawed…”, said a Sunday Times headline. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, election 2019 was reminiscent of a remark by retired Constitutional Court judge Johann Kriegler, who chaired the IEC during SA’s historic 1994 poll.

When writer Paidraig O’Malley asked him about horse-trading over vote counts, Kriegler replied: “If the parties are happy with it … I am happy with it.

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