Voter drive: 200 stations to open

2008-11-05 00:00

Voter registration for next year’s general elections will be held this weekend. Pietermaritzburg residents can register to vote at over 200 voting stations that will be open between 8 am and 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Provincial Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) head Mawethu Mosery said the IEC has a common voters’ roll compiled in 1998, but people should check that they are still correctly listed, and re-register if they have moved.

To check whether you are on the roll, SMS your ID number to 32810 (SMSes are charged at R1 per SMS), call 0800 11 8000 toll-free or visit

To check where to go to register, call the same number. To find your votng station, in Howick or Pietermaritzburg, visit Voter Registration under the Local News.

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