Tag: electoral reform

‘Watershed moment’ for SA seen as ConCourt says SA Electoral Act is unconstitutional
South Africa

‘Watershed moment’ for SA seen as ConCourt says SA Electoral Act is unconstitutional

In a groundbreaking judgment today the Constitutional Court declared South Africa’s Electoral Act unconstitutional for requiring that candidates in national and provincial elections belong to political parties. ALSO READ: Victory in Constitutional Court is ‘great reset for SA’ — Michael Louis The judgment, which has been hailed by proponents of […]

Mmusi Maimane speaking at people’s movement consultation in Johannesburg
Gauteng South Africa

Mmusi Maimane speaking at people’s movement consultation in Johannesburg

Former DA leader Mmusi Maimane will be the guest speaker at a stakeholder consultation convened by Vuka Africa Foundation in Randburg, Johannesburg on Tuesday February 18. The consultation is a sequel to a widely-representative electoral reform workshop at the University of Witwatersrand on October 17 last year where a decision […]

Constitutional Court reserves judgment in application for right of independents to contest elections
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Constitutional Court reserves judgment in application for right of independents to contest elections

By Teresa Conradie Yesterday the Constitutional Court heard application by the New Nation Movement (NNM), Princess Chantal Revell of the First Nation people and two other applicants requesting the court to declare the Electoral Act unconstitutional for as far as it does not allow eligible South African citizens to stand […]