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South Africa

Next elections due

National Assembly & Provincial Legislatures: 2019; President: 2019 (elected by each new parliament)
Local government: 2021

2016 Local government elections

Election day: 3 August 2016
IEC 2016 2016 Municipal Elections Timetable

EISA Documents

  • EISA EOM Statements EISA deployed an election observation mission in South Africa, on invitation from the Independent Electoral Commission, to observe the local government elections that took place on 3 August 2016.
  • Election Update EISA's 2016 Election Update, focused on the South African local government elections, includes timelines, articles and maps.