"There'll be no results in by-election until a re-run in Zamdela" - SACP

As the counting of the hotly-contested Metsimaholo by-election continues, Some media houses are reporting that the ANC has won less than 30% of the vote with a coalition government on the cards for the Free State municipality.

The South African Communist Party (SACP) has handed over information regarding alleged vote rigging during by-elections in the Metsimaholo region to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)

READ: "SACP have had no time to show that it can govern properly" - analyst

Alex Mashilo, SACP Spokesperson says that following the presentation of evidence of vote rigging at a party committee, the IEC could not announce the results of the by-election.

There was a meeting and there was an acknowledgement of some of those practices leading to a decision that there must be a re-run of one of the voting stations in Zamdela.

Alex Mashilo, SACP Spokesperson

Mashilo says that it is possible the re-run will happen next week Wednesday. He adds that until this is completed, no one can say that counting is completed and there are results.

Listen to the full interview below:


This article first appeared on 702 : "There'll be no results in by-election until a re-run in Zamdela" - SACP


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