tagged “electoral ”

The 4 W’s and H of By-Elections

7 Dec 2020 (1 year, 10 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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How South Africa’s electoral system effectively disenfranchises voters

20 Apr 2017 (5 years, 5 months ago)

By Pierre De Vos

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The South African Constitution does not provide any clarity on the nature of the relationship between extra-parliamentary political parties and their elected representatives in the national and provincial legislatures. Can extra-parliamentary leaders of political parties dictate to their MPs how to exercise their constitutional duties, including ...

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Digging deeper into Elections 2016: A detailed look at electoral participation and party support

23 Aug 2016 (6 years, 1 month ago)

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The Institute for Security Studies, Democracy Works and the Goedgedacht Forum would like to invite you to attend: Digging deeper into Elections 2016: A detailed look at electoral participation and party support.

The seminar will be addressed by Dr Collette Shulz-Herzenberg (Lecturer - Politics at Stellenbosch University) and Dr William ...

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