19 March 2015
The Electoral Commission has
welcomed the judgment regarding the application brought against it regarding
the Tlokwe by-elections in 2013 which has been dismissed.
The IEC was taken to court by independent
candidates claiming gross irregularities during the registration of
the 2013 by-elections in Tlokwe in 2013.
IEC Vice Chairperson Terry
Tselane said the ruling clears the way for the commission and all stakeholders
to focus on working together to ensure the success of the upcoming municipal
elections scheduled for 2016.
Tselane says “we are satisfied
that this matter will be once and for all an impression that had been created
by the electoral commission was partial and that it was doing things to rig the
We are satisfied that the
court has actually find in our favour, moving forward we will deal with all
other issues that have been raised in the court to make sure that we refine and
perfect our systems, Tselane added.
Labels: Electoral Commision welcomed judgement against Tlokwe by-elections