Volley of debate over secret vote in Johannesburg

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Matshidiso Madia

EFF members were locked in discussions over secret ballots during voting at Johannesburg City Hall on Monday afternoon.

Councillor Musa Novela and deputy president Floyd Shivambu debated the interpretation of the "secret ballot" clause in IEC legislation.

Novela insisted it was members' right to disclose who they voted for, but the city's manager Trevor Fowler said the IEC ruled the ballot was secret.

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