Troubles with voter registration

Voter trafficking during the registration exercise is a very big problem PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Voter trafficking during the registration exercise is a very big problem PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

In the 2019 General Election, there were many people who were not properly registered for the polls, Palapye legislator Onneetse Ramogapi told Mmegi this week.

“This shows that there is a problem with the national elections registration exercise under the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) as people still find a way of registering ineligible people,” Ramogapi alleges in an interview this week.

His main concern is that political parties are deliberately given short notice to examine the voters’ rolls by the IEC and raise objections to the registration of ineligible people.

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