Electronic voting is on the cards

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Change IS COMING THE IEC is looking into different ways of votingPHOTO: thuli dlamini / the times / gallo images
Change IS COMING THE IEC is looking into different ways of votingPHOTO: thuli dlamini / the times / gallo images

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Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is advocating the introduction of electronic voting, but this drastic shift in the country’s electoral landscape might not be ready by next year’s local government elections, even though it is receiving strong consideration from the Electoral Commission (IEC) of SA.

Last week, Motsoaledi wrote to speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise and chairperson of the National Council of Provinces Amos Masondo, introducing the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill after Cabinet approval.

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