Election ruling welcomed,but questions remain

A declaration by the Constitutional Court that the local government elections must go ahead as scheduled in October has been lauded by political parties, including the ANC.

The ANC had not submitted candidates for 93 of the country ’s 278 municipalities by the Independent Electoral Commission of SA’s (IEC) submissions deadline last week, but yesterday ’s ConCourt ruling included a directive for the IEC to reopen the voter registration process ...

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