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The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) is set to resume by-elections, which were postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, following consultations with Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) is set to resume by-elections, which were postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, following consultations with Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

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With national lockdown restrictions lowered to alert level 1, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) is set to resume by-elections, which were postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, following consultations with Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, as well as the represented political parties, via a special national party liaison committee meeting that was held on Thursday.

By-elections that were initially scheduled to take place on March 18 and those scheduled for December will now be combined in all nine provinces across 461 voting districts and will be held on November 11.

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