Notice to re-register Voters in Ward 23 in Newcastle Municipality
(In terms of Section 12(1)(d) of the Electoral Act, 1998 (Act 73 of 1998))
The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has identified a number of voters in Newcastle who appear to be registered in voting districts (VD) in which they are not ordinarily resident.
The affected voters are from Ward 23 (Ward number 52502023) in the Newcastle Municipality.
In terms of section 11 of the Electoral Act, 1998 (Act 71 of 1998), the CEO is obliged to correct this by removing these voters from their current VD and re-registering them in the VD in which they reside according to the address information provided in their REC1 voter registration form.
A list of affected voters (attached) is available for inspection at the Municipal Electoral Officer of the Newcastle Municipality at 61 Sutherland Street, Newcastle.
Notifications have also been sent in writing and via SMS (where available) to the affected voters.
Any affected voter who objects to this decision has until 4pm on Wednesday 8 March 2017 to submit written reasons or representations on why their registration should not be changed.
Written representations should be accompanied by a copy of the voter’s identity document and any official documentation or other evidence in support of their case.
Representations must be submitted in person to the Municipal Electoral Officer of the Newcastle Municipality at 61 Sutherland Street, Newcastle, Tel: (034) 312 4064