No council ballot provision for voters in diaspora until 2024

Voters on Elections day
Voters on Elections day

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will not be able to facilitate for voters in foreign countries to vote for both Members of Parliament (MP) and councillors in the upcoming general election.

Voters in the diaspora may be able to elect an MP, but they will not be able to cast their vote for a councillor.

However, the IEC plans to make such voting possible for the 2024 elections as per the Lobatse High Court judge, Nthomiwa Nthomiwa's judgement.

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