The EISA Elections Resource Centre (ERC) was set up to provide regular and reliable election related information for media, political parties, civil society organisations and other interested stakeholders for 2019 national and provincial elections in South Africa.
A series of weekly elections update reports were isuued from 3 April to 8 May 2019, followed by a post-election review conference in July 2019 and subsequently a final elections report is to be produced
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Rosebank, Johannesburg
8-9 July 2019.
Jean-Jacques Cornish 2019 "EISA hears that unhappy countries vote for populist leaders", 9 Jul, [www] http://www.jjcornish.com/2019/07/eisa-hears-that-unhappy-countries-vote-for-populist-leaders/ (accessed 11 Jul 2019).
Carien du Plessis 2019 "If we continue with these systems, we'll be acting 'irresponsibly' - IEC chair's sobering admission", News24, 8 Jul, [www] https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/if-we-continue-with-these-systems-well-be-acting-irresponsibly-iec-chairs-sobering-admission-20190708 (accessed 15 Jul 2019).
The EISA ERC weekly elections brief is a collection of articles highlighting election related events and conversations occurring over the course of the reporting week.
These included party campaigns, conversations in mainstream and social media, incidents of violence, legal matters brought to the IEC or courts, campaign rallies, manifesto launches and notable speeches etc, along with infographics and timelines.
Based at the EISA offices in Johannesburg and at the IEC national results centre for the counting and tabulation period, the ERC's update reports included: