Parties to battle it out in Boseja/Flowertown council race

Election officer parading the ballot box before casting votes PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Election officer parading the ballot box before casting votes PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

About 1, 783 registered voters are expected to elect their new leader during an election re-run for Boseja/Flowertown ward in Mahalapye East tomorrow.

This came after the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) realised that it had omitted one candidate’s name during the general election held on October 23, 2019.  The IEC had omitted the Alliance for Progressives (AP) candidate on the ballot papers.

The four parties that will battle it out are Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) which will be represented by Tumelo Koolekanye who is seeking office for the second term, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Khumo Ramagapu, Botswana Patriotic Front’s (BPF) Paul Mosimanegape and Alliance for Progressives’ (AP) Rooseglt Kgosi.

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