Election results verified: IEC
Johannesburg - Vote counting has been finalised in the 2011 local government elections, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said on Saturday.
"All votes have been counted and verified," said spokesperson Kate Bapela.
"We are now preparing for the official announcement at 18:00."
She said the objection process was rounded off without any significant glitches.
The commission was preparing for numerous dignitaries and visitors expected at its results centre in Pretoria.
"We are working hard to ensure everything runs smoothly."