Elections 2014

Wednesday 7 May 2014 – 8:38am

JOHANNESBURG – A couple of isolated voting stations in South Africa are still not open due to delays in material being delivered at polling stations.

IEC deputy chairperson Terry Tselane said: “Most voting stations are open and functioning well.”

A total of 98 percent of voting stations opened on time and people started voting at 7am.

“We are not overly worried,” he added.

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The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) was breaching its own laws by not opening its polling stations on time, the Economic Freedom Fighters.

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SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has cast his vote in South Africa’s fifth post-apartheid elections at Emmarentia Primary School, in Johannesburg.