Late start at Giant’s Castle

2009-04-22 00:00

A honeymooning couple at Giant’s Castle found there were no ballot papers when they went to cast their votes at 10.30 am yesterday.

Noel Schubach of Pretoria told The Witness that although he had checked on Tuesday if he and his new wife could vote at the polling station, no ballot papers had arrived when they went to vote. He said they were told to come back later.

When they returned at around 1 pm the polling station was stocked with ballot papers and they were able to vote.

Schubach said he had been told that at other polling stations in the surrounding rural area there were no ballot papers in the morning either.

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