The deadline for political party and independent candidates to register for the municipal elections has been extended to 9pm.
To date, 25 political parties and 50 independents have captured their details and submitted all necessary details to the Electoral Commission. This as judgment has been reserved in the IEC’s Constitutional Court application to have the polls postponed.
Nevertheless, parties must register as if the municipal elections are taking place on October 27. The final list of candidates will be published on September 7.