Martin Williams
3 minute read
15 Sep 2021
7:00 am

Please register to vote, correctly, or lose out

Martin Williams

A vote is precious, especially in South Africa where so many have suffered and died to ensure that every adult citizen has the right to vote.

A successful voter registration weekend saw over 666000 people register. Picture: Gallo Images

Please register to vote. If you are registered, please ensure your address accords with your voting station. If not, election officials may remove you from the voters’ roll. That would be unfortunate because a vote is precious, especially in South Africa where so many have suffered and died to ensure that every adult citizen has the right to vote. You may cast your ballot only at the voting station applicable to your correct address. In recent weeks, we have been conducting a campaign called GOTOR, get out the online registration, after the Electoral Commission(IEC) introduced a facility whereby people can...