The period of objections for the 2021 Municipal Elections in terms of section 65 has closed. The Commission has, in terms of section 65(3), considered applications for condonation of late objections. The Commission now advises that the email address [email protected] will be closed at 17H00 on 10 November 2021.
Voters, party agents and ward candidates can submit objections.
An interested party including members of the public, independent candidates, and political parties may lodge an objection with the Commission. Download a summary and checklist for objections (PDF).
Voters, party agents and ward candidates can object to:
Party agents and ward candidates can object to any irregularities or inaccuracies in the:
Let the Presiding Officer know that you want to make an objection. The Presiding Officer will give you the relevant form to fill in.
The Presiding Officer or Counting Officer must:
You can appeal the decision of the Presiding Officer or Counting Officer by submitting your appeal to the Electoral Commision's National Office in Pretoria, in writing, by 21h00 within two days of the election.