IEC to target young people on voter registration weekend

On the weekend of voter registration, IEC will target young people.

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Returning voters should use this weekend to double-check their information, according to Ntombifuthi Masinga, the IEC’s [provincial electoral officer ]. At about 5,000 [4973] registration stations across the province, she claims officials are prepared to help.

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We are currently seated at 5 in terms of the province’s registration figures. Females still make up a higher proportion of registered voters in the province’s 3 million KZN voter roll. “”

Masinga expresses the desire for more young people to enroll.

We are collaborating with a number of stakeholders to mobilize young people, specifically those between the ages of 18 and 29, who currently make up 19 % of the voter roll.

In order to try especially first, we have worked specifically with tertiary institutions, all of our universities, and Tvet colleges in the province. “”

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