ELECTIONS 2019

GROUNDVIEW: For the first time most adults didn’t vote

There has been a decline in election participation since 1994, especially this year

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GroundView | 13 May 2019

ANC ahead, but struggling in Gauteng

And other essential news of the day

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the.news.letter | 10 May 2019

Arrests as election count begins

And other essential news of the day

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the.news.letter | 9 May 2019

In photos: South Africans brave cold and wet weather to vote

Voters, including ANC ones, express hope for change after decade of state capture

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Photo Essay | 8 May 2019

A loan shark has her ID, so she can’t vote today

It’s illegal, but the mashonisas keep documents and bank cards

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News | 8 May 2019

Poll predicts tough day for ANC

And other essential news of the day

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the.news.letter | 7 May 2019

Tired of waiting for water, Ebaleni residents say they won’t vote

“How can I cast my vote when I’m sharing stream water with dogs and cows?”

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News | 7 May 2019

We won’t vote unless the mayor comes, say Ezakheleni residents

Protests bring township to a standstill

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News | 6 May 2019

We won’t vote on Wednesday, say Lusikisiki shackdwellers

“No service delivery, no votes”

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Brief | 6 May 2019

Housing list sparks protests in East London

Police use tear gas and rubber bullets to quell two days of demonstrations in Nompumelelo township

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News | 18 April 2019

Fewer young people have registered to vote in the May election

Despite population growth, the number of 18 to 19-year-olds who have registered is down by almost half from the 2014 general election

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Brief | 3 April 2019

Voter registration rate down from 2014

Electoral Commission encourages young voters to make use of “short window of opportunity”

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Brief | 29 January 2019

“I’ve never voted before and I don’t intend to do so now”

Voter registration weekend in Mfuleni

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News | 28 January 2019