IEC voting station. (Elmarie Jack, News24)
Johannesburg – Applications to cast special votes in the
2016 local government elections opened on Friday, the IEC said.
Voters could apply online, at www.elections.org.za, or by
smsing their ID number to 32249, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC)
said. Applications would close at 17:00 on July 8.
Disabled, infirm, and pregnant voters, members of the
security forces, election officials, the media, and anyone else unable to visit
their voting station on August 3 could apply.
Special votes would be cast at voting stations on August 1
and 2, between 08:00 and 17:00.
Home visits were only available to disabled, infirm, or