South Africa's municipal elections will be held on 01 November 2021 to elect councils for all district, metropolitan and local municipalities in each of the country's nine provinces.
These will be the sixth municipal elections held in South Africa since the end of apartheid in 1994 – municipal elections are held every five years.
Updated candidate lists as of 08 October 2021
Monday, 26 February 2024
The Electoral Commission confirms that
the date of the 2024 general elections was proclaimed by the President and all
the provincial Premiers on Friday, 23 February 2024. The proclamation of the
election date has certain legal consequences for the electoral process.
Friday, 23 February 2024
South Africans eligible voters have until midnight, Friday
23 February 2024, to register to vote or update their registration information
before the voters’ roll closes.
Download the full 1 November 2021 Election timetable (PDF)