IEC completes voters roll inspection

IEC Headquarters
IEC Headquarters

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has finished inspection of the voters roll for the coming general election scheduled for this October.

The last inspection of the second supplementary roll had expired on July 17, 2019.

The roll has been certified and now is in operation. 

This means any person who is registered as a voter in respect of any polling station in any other polling district/ constituency may make application for transfer of registration at the IEC of the constituency in which the other polling station is situated. 


Only transfers remain until the dissolution of Parliament.

IEC spokesperson Osupile Maroba said where a voter loses their registration card or is destroyed, they may be issued with a duplicate card at any IEC office any day except on the day fixed for the polls.

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