PRESIDENT EXPECTED TO ATTEND ELECTION RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT

South Africans cast their votes on Wednesday, 29 May 2024, in the seventh democratic National and Provincial Elections since the attainment of the right of all citizens to elect a government of their choice.
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·  President Cyril Ramaphosa will attend the Electoral Commission’s (IEC) ceremony to announce the final results of the 2024 National and Provincial Elections today at Gallagher Estate, Midrand, starting at 05:20 pm.

·  This election, held on 29 May 2024, is the seventh democratic National and Provincial Elections in South Africa and the first to include independent candidates following the Electoral Amendment Act of June 2023.

·  President Ramaphosa will deliver an address during the results ceremony, and the IEC will hold a media briefing at 8:30 pm to finalise results and provide updates on objections received.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will participate in the Electoral Commission’s (IEC) announcement ceremony of the final results of the 2024 National and Provincial Elections on Sunday.

According to a statement issued by the Presidency, proceedings will start at 05:20pm at the National Results Operations Centre (ROC) at Gallagher Estate, Midrand.

South Africans cast their votes on Wednesday, 29 May 2024, in the seventh democratic National and Provincial Elections since the attainment of the right of all citizens to elect a government of their choice.

The elections were preceded by special voting days on 27 and 28 May 2024, as well as voting abroad.

The elections implemented the Electoral Amendment Act, which became law in June 2023, expanding the pool of contest for the National and Provincial Elections to independent candidates.

“President Ramaphosa will deliver an address as part of the results ceremony,” the Presidency said.

Meanwhile, the commission will at 8:30pm hold a media briefing on the finalisation of results and updates on objections received. – SAnews.gov.za

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