tagged “elections”

By-Elections Explained

15 Mar 2022 (2 months, 2 weeks ago)

By-elections explained

In this blog, we take you through the basics of by-elections. You can use this blog as a useful guide in understanding the importance of by-elections in your community, and more broadly as an important element in the value chain of our democratic system.

What are by-elections?

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Why it is important to vote: Nkele Talifhani Galedzana

29 Oct 2021 (7 months ago)

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In this blog series, we profile a number of Candidate Coucillors, who tell us why it is important to vote in the 2021 Local Government Election.

See other blogs from from Candidate Councillors featured in this series - Kaamil Alli, Shakira Choonara and Nomonde Ndlovu.

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2021 Local Government Election Candidate tells us why it's important to vote: Nomonde Ndlovu

20 Oct 2021 (7 months, 1 week ago)

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In this blog series, we profile a number of Candidate Coucillors, who tell us why it is important to vote in the 2021 Local Government Election.

See another blog from Candidate Councillor - Kaamil Alli and Shakira Choonara.

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2021 Local Government Election Candidate tells us why it's important to vote: Shakira Choonara

13 Oct 2021 (7 months, 2 weeks ago)

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In this blog series, we profile a number of Candidate Coucillors, who tell us why it is important to vote in the 2021 Local Government Election.

See another blog from Candidate Councillor - Kaamil Alli here.

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2021 Local Government Election Candidate tells us why it's important to vote: Kaamil Alli

8 Oct 2021 (7 months, 3 weeks ago)

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In this blog series, we profile a number of Candidate Coucillors who tell us why it is important to vote in the 2021 Local Government Election.

See another blog from Candidate Councillor - Shakira Choonara here.

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We ask MP Sello Seitlholo - Why active citizenry in young people?

25 Jun 2021 (11 months, 1 week ago)

The focus on young people has gained traction in the mainstream, partly due to the effects of Covid-19 and how it has negatively impacted employment opportunities of young people.

We spoke to another young member of society, and activist in his own right. Member of Parliament Sello Seitlholo talks to ...

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The 4 W’s and H of By-Elections

7 Dec 2020 (1 year, 5 months ago)

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On the 11th of November, affected South African in 95 wards across the country will be making their way to cast their votes in this year’s municipal by-elections. Unlike the general national elections, where all South African citizens who are 18 years and older can vote, the by-elections take place ...

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By-elections Survey Findings

16 Nov 2020 (1 year, 6 months ago)

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Voter turnout for by-elections, which are used to fill political offices that become vacant between general elections, has historically lagged behind that for municipal, provincial and national elections. There are many reasons why this is the case. In our October survey, we looked at voter attitudes and views on ...

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Infographic: The Voting Process

16 Apr 2019 (3 years, 1 month ago)

Only a few more weeks until Election Day (8 May)! To all first-time voters who are daunted by the notion of voting, People's Assembly has created a visual representation of the voting process. It's really as simple as it looks. Happy voting!

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Decisions on public money not that democratic when the majority is not heard

29 Sep 2016 (5 years, 8 months ago)

By Steven Friedman

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Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

WHEN South Africans debate how public money should be spent, we can be sure that the voices of most of the people will never be heard.

The conflict over university fee increases is the latest example. We are told that "the students" want some ...

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