Here is a list of frequently asked questions regarding the elections on Wednesday the 8th of May 2019!
What time does voting open?
7am – 9pm
What are we voting for in the 2019 Elections?
Voters vote for a political party in both the national and provincial elections.
Can I still register for the 2019 Elections?
No. The voters’ roll for the 2019 elections closed on 26 February 2019 with proclamation of the elections. By law no further changes or additions to the roll are allowed.
Do I have to Vote at the station I am registered at?
You can vote at any voting station in SA on election day 8 May. If you vote in the province in which you’re registered, you will get both the national and provincial ballots. If you vote outside of your province, you will only receive the national ballot.
How can I check my registration info?
Please visit www.elections.org.za, call the IEC helpline on 0800 11 8000, download the IEC South Africa app, or SMS your ID number to 32810 (R1/SMS) to get your registration status.
Can you still vote if you are travelling around SA?
Yes, you can vote at any voting station in South Africa on 8 May. If you vote in the province in which you’re registered, you will get both the national and provincial ballots. If you vote outside of your province, you will only receive the national ballot.
I’ve lost my ID. What documents can I vote with?
For voting the ONLY valid forms of ID are a green bar-coded ID book, smart ID card, or VALID temporary ID certificate. Visit your nearest Home Affairs office for a replacement ID. They will be open on voting day, 8 May 2019, to coincide with voting hours from 7am – 9pm.
Where is my nearest voting station?
Please call our helpline on 0800 11 8000 for an agent to assist you, or visit http://bit.ly/2V3IcVp to find your voting station.