S. African electoral fee agrees to research ANC's alledged contravention of electoral code


- en.brinkwire.com | 11 months ago

CAPE TOWN, March 11 (Xinhua) — The South African Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) agreed on Monday to investigate alleged contravention of the electoral code of conduct by the ruling African National Congress (ANC).

The IEC promised to refer the matter to the Directorate of Electoral Offenses for investigation.

IEC deputy chief electoral officer Masego Sheburi said the matter has been handed over to their legal team.

“Once we have received the independent evaluation, the commission will review and decide on a proper course of action which may also include referral to the electoral court if it finds there is merit to the complaint,” Sheburi said.

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