By 11 a.m. on Saturday, at least 326 000 people had signed up to cast ballots in the 2024 elections in Johannesburg.
In advance of the 2024 general elections, more than 23, 000 voting locations across the nation were open all weekend.
The Electoral Commission ( IEC ) provided an update on Centurion’s first day of registration on Saturday, stating that only those who had physically visited voting locations and finished their registrations by 11 am were included in the total.
Masego Shiburi, deputy CEO:
Even in areas where connectivity problems are a problem, voter management devices have gathered thousands of registration details.
At least 26, 000 people registered on Saturday using the commission’s online portal, according to the IEC.
According to Shiburi, the commission intends to record-breaking levels of online registrations.
The highest activity ever observed on a single day is about to be surpassed by us.
- Over 23, 000 stations are open for voter registration this weekend.
- How to sign up to vote in the general elections in 2024
- Political parties beg SAns to care about the future of their nation.
- IEC’s main goal is to encourage younger people to cast ballots.