IEC says they will deal with any suspected fraudulency and irregularities in the 2019 elections
THE IEC says they will prosecute those found guilty of electoral fraud. There has been a report of
voter irregularity such as people putting double ballot papers in the ballot boxes. Also people taking
to the ballot box more than once.
According to Eye Witness News the Inkatha Freedom Party is set to lodge several complaints with
IEC accusing them of overlooking and being dishonest about the severity of the voter irregularities
on this year’s elections.
“The IEC at times just pretends that things are fine and it’s aloof to the prevailing issues on the
ground which actually have a meaningful impact on the credibility and integrity of this election”
Speaking to news24 James Selfie Federal Council Chairperson said that “There has been many
compelling stories that the party had received from voters about glitches in the voting system.”
The DA plans on calling for a full audit on all voting stations. Noting the several complaints that have
Mzwanele Manyi of ATM says that the “irregularity in these 2019 elections is of great concern, A case
for rerun may very well be on the table”
Other political party leaders such as Bantu Holomisa of UDM have also come forward pointing out
foul play in the 2019 elections. Suggesting that the elections were rigged.
The IEC is investigating objections that were brought forward to them.
IEC commissioner Mosotho Moepya said: “We are going to hold people accountable. It has never
happened before. If it has happened, we will deal with it. We will leave no stone unturned.”