Voting delayed as ANC covers all bases

2012-12-17 20:11
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Cape Town - Voting for the ANC's top six officials has been delayed as it emerged that the party's electoral committee was printing three separate ballots.

Voting was expected start earlier in the afternoon after nominations for preferred candidates were concluded, but it is now tentatively scheduled to start at 20:30.

According to an eNCA report, the electoral committee was required to print three separate ballots in order to cover all legal eventualities with the the issues with the Free State and North West branches.

Lawyers representing disgruntled members from both branches had  informed the ANC that they would apply for an urgent interdict to halt the conference if members from both provinces continue to participate.

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