Electoral Court Rules on Disputed Candidates

The Electoral Court has upheld the disqualification of 110 candidates by Chief Electoral Officer, Pansy Tlakula.

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 The Electoral Court has upheld the disqualification of 110 candidates by chief electoral officer Pansy Tlakula. 

The Electoral Court has upheld the disqualification of 110 candidates by Chief Electoral Officer Pansy Tlakula.

In a press statement, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) indicated that it will make its reasons for the decision available in due course because of the urgency of the matter.

Last week, Tlakula issued the final list of the parties and candidates who will contest the April 22 election, subject to the Electoral Court's decision. She had objected to the candidacy of 110 people whose names were not on the Voters' Roll, arguing that a person qualified to stand in the election was one who was qualified to vote, and that candidates could not be qualified to vote if they were not registered.

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<br /> Sunday Independent
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