https://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/herman-mashabas-actionsa-loses-ballot-paper-battle-with-iec-ahead-of-local-government-elections-5ff28767-4538-4950-9901-8d0ff103888d?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1634917711 Johannesburg - ActionSA has lost its fight to drive the Electoral Commission (IEC) to remember its complete name for the polling form paper in front of the November 1 nearby government decisions. On Thursday, the party applied to the Electoral Court sitting in Joburg to drive the IEC to remember its complete name for the polling form paper, contending that the electing body's enrollment papers didn't demonstrate that gatherings should incorporate their shortened names while challenging for decisions.
Following a successful court plea for a recount of votes, the DA seems to be on track to reclaim an absolute majority in the Witzenberg Local Municipality. On Wednesday, officials from the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) tallied votes cast in two polling districts in Ceres, one of the municipality's major cities.
Former Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba who is now the president of Action South Africa suffered a heavy blow at a crucial time where only a few days are left to the local government elections. Action South Africa lost its battle to force the Electoral Commission (IEC) to include its full name in the ballot paper ahead of the November 1 local government elections.
THE ANC has criticized DA government chamber chief Helen Zille of making tricky, unjustifiable and vexatious charges against the managing party and harming the remaining of the Constitutional Court. In its warning of extra grounds to conflict with the DA's apex court application to have the decision to continue the up-and-comer task measure for the 2021 neighborhood government choices declared illicit, unlawful and invalid, the ANC in like manner faulted the power opposition for endeavoring to reconsider the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC).
THE ANC has denounced DA government chamber director Helen Zille of making deceptive, unwarranted and vexatious allegations against the administering party and hurting the standing of the Constitutional Court. In its notification of additional grounds to go against the DA's pinnacle court application to have the choice to resume the up-and-comer assignment measure for the 2021 neighborhood government decisions announced illegal, unlawful and invalid, the ANC likewise blamed the authority resistance for attempting to re-think the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC).
https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/news/parties-head-to-electoral-court-to-ask-for-recount-in-hope-of-gaining-extra-seat-in-the-metro-39dcdc64-df29-418f-9c11-8c16f4d25226?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1636992754 Cape Town - Two gatherings which saw their vote counts increment after last weeks IEC describe of votes cast during the neighborhood government races in 14 democratic regions inside the Cape Town Metro, are making a beeline for the Electoral Court to check whether they can accomplish more relates which could prompt an additional a seat for each in the City.
Mashaba says the Electoral Court has officially ordered the IEC to file its opposing papers by tomorrow (Tuesday 12 October). We will then have until Friday 15 October to file our replying papers to them before the court will consider a judgement. What is clear is that the IEC is going for broke.
Otta Helene Maree, known as Helen Zille, is a South African politician. She has served as the Chairperson of the Federal Council of the Democratic Alliance since 20 October 2019. She shared a tweets that shows she's is not happy with how things are currently going on at the South Africa judiciary system.
The African National Congress also known as the ANC will have yet another opportunity to register its candidates for the local government elections.This comes after the IEC took advise that the ConCourt order allows for the reopening of the candidate lists in which the ANC failed to register in 94 municipalities.
The Anc is in trouble, since the Concourt has dismissed te IEC request for a postponement. The Anc might have to try its luck at the Electoral Court. It seems like things are seriously falling apart for the governing party. The ANC failed to register some of their electoral candidates on time for the upcoming Local Government elections due to financial constraints.
Previous Johannesburg city hall leader, Herman Mashaba who is presently the leader of Action South Africa experienced a weighty blow at an essential time where a couple of days are passed on to the nearby government races. Activity South Africa lost its fight to constrain the Electoral Commission (IEC) to remember its complete name for the voting form paper in front of the November 1 nearby government races.
ACTIONSA requests that the Electoral Court power the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) to remember its complete name for the polling form paper or delay the races one month from now. This is contained in a dire application before the full seat of the Electoral Court sitting at the Joburg's High Court Division.
Member of the Democratic Alliance Helen Zille took to twitter on Wednesday 1 september making damning allegations against Concourt after ANC withrawed it's Electoral Court application to force the Electoral commision to grant the party an additional 36 hours to finalise and submit its cabdidate list for the upcoming municipal election.
The ANC has excused cases by the DA's Helen Zille that its choice to pull out its application to the Electoral Court was purportedly because of the way that it acquired data that the Constitutional Court will decide for the delay of decisions until February. Zille made the cases on her Twitter account when she expressed: "The ANC's withdrawal from the Electoral Court demonstrates that they have been warned that the IEC's application to delay the political race was fruitful.
https://ewn.co.za/2021/10/22/iec-actionsa-sought-to-be-treated-differently-over-name-abbreviation?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter JOHANNESBURG - The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said that ActionSA tried to be dealt with diversely to other ideological groups when it requested to have its complete name enrolled on the ward polling form paper after neglecting to do as such whenever it was allowed the opportunity.
The date of the local national elections has been announced. South Africans are ready to vote and political parties have already started with their campaigning missions. It is the time when South Africans will receive fake promises and love from the political parties. Campaigning for the elections is easy, as top leaders send comrades on the ground to complete the task.
https://ewn.co.za/2021/10/22/actionsa-loses-court-bid-to-have-iec-place-its-name-on-ballot-papers?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter JOHANNESBURG - The Electoral Court has excused ActionSA's application to have the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC's) choice to discard its name from the ward voting form paper pronounced illegal and unlawful. The court gave the request on Friday after the consultation on Thursday, with motivations to be given at a later stage.
The ANC has removed its Electoral Court application to constrain the Electoral Commission (IEC) to give the party an extra 36 hours to conclude and present its up-and-comer list for the forthcoming city decisions. The withdrawal came only hours after the party documented court papers of no less than 150 pages.
Source: News24 ActionSA has filed an urgent Electoral Court application for the review of an electoral commission decision to exclude its name from the ballot paper for the 2021 municipal elections. On Monday, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) issued a statement in response to ActionSA's objection, saying that "the absence of the abbreviated name of ActionSA on the ward ballots is because, at the point of registering as a party, ActionSA elected not to register an abbreviated name or acronym".
https://ewn.co.za/2021/10/06/5-men-accused-of-murdering-ec-officer-kolile-kulu-arrested?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter CAPE TOWN - ActionSA is again taking the IEC to the Electoral Court after its name was eliminated from some ward polling forms since it was not abridged. The party will present a survey application on an earnest premise to save the IEC's most recent choice to reject its name from a segment of the polling form paper saved for party abbreviations.