Chief Electoral Officer: Mosotho Moepya

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Mr Moepya is the Chief Electoral Officer of the Electoral Commission of South Africa. He holds a B.Com and Higher Education Diploma from the University of the North, as well as an honours degree in Business Administration and an MBA, both from the University of Stellenbosch Business School.

Moepya joined the Electoral Commission in 1998 as the Director of Electoral Logistics. He was promoted in 1999 to the position of Senior Manager (Chief Director): Electoral Logistics, Planning and Voting Station Infrastructure. In 2001, he was promoted to the position of Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, and he served in this position until his appointment as Chief Electoral Officer in 2012.