South Africa 2016 local elections: EISA EOM statements

EISA deployed an election observation mission (EOM) in South Africa, on invitation from the Independent Electoral Commission, to observe the local government elections that took place on 3 August 2016.

EISA EOM team members attend a briefing by the Independent Electoral Commission EISA EOM team members attend a briefing by the Independent Electoral Commission

EISA's 14 Short Term Observers started arriving in Pretoria on 27 July 2016 and were deployed to contribute to an independent assessment of the integrity of the 2016 local government elections in the Republic of South Africa. These observers were drawn from civil society organisations (CSOs) across the continent and were led by EISA's Executive Director.

EOM Report
Preliminary Statement
Arrival Statement

 


Related

South Africa Election Update 2016
EISA EOM team members attend a briefing by the Independent Electoral CommissionSouth Africa country profile

In the news

GIOKOS, H 2016 "EISA commends transparent, fair and credible elections", IOL, 4 Aug, [www] http://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/eisa-commends-transparent-fair-and-credible-elections-2053496 (accessed 8 Aug 2016).

HUNTER, Q 2016 "Call for parliament to regulate party funding", Times Live, 4 August, [www] http://www.timeslive.co.za/elections/2016/08/04/Call-for-parliament-to-regulate-party-funding (accessed 8 Aug 2016).

PIJOOS, I 2016 "Election killings a setback for democracy - observer NGO", News24, [www] http://www.news24.com/elections/news/election-killings-a-setback-for-democracy-observer-ngo-20160804 (accessed 8 Aug 2016).

RUPIAH, K 2016 "LGE2016: 10 hiccups the EISA election observer mission encountered during elections', M&G Online, 4 Aug, [www] http://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/eisa-commends-transparent-fair-and-credible-elections-2053496 (accessed 15 Aug 2016).


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