Municipal elections allow for individuals to stand as candidates in wards.
To contest a municipal election as an independent ward candidate, you don't need to register as a party does. You must be nominated and submit the required documents during the candidate nomination period, which is detailed in the election timetable published once an election date has been proclaimed.
An Independent Ward Candidate can be nominated by a person (the Nominator) who:
The following documents must be submitted:
Please note: An Independent Ward Candidate must submit the required documents before the deadline stated in the election timetable.
For more information, please contact your nearest local IEC office.