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Elections LGE 2021: Opening Hours Timing and Voting Stations In South Africa

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Elections LGE 2021: Opening Hours Timing and Voting Stations In South Africa: South Africans are going to be voting in the Local Government Elections on Monday on 1st November, there are over 23,000 polling stations which are all set to open at 7:00 am and they are expected to operate until 9:00 pm. There are going to be 80% of special votes which are going to be cast throughout the country over the weekend. There are over 26 million South Africans who have registered to vote. Follow More Update OnĀ GetIndiaNews.com

Elections LGE 2021 Opening Hours Timing and Voting Stations In South Africa

Opening Hours Timing and Voting Stations In South Africa

The Electoral Staff is going to be provided with the necessary personal protection, they are going to be provided with necessary personal protective equipment in order to minimize the risk of spreading the virus, there are acceptable methods in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 which are going to be enforced.

It is going to be about maintaining social distancing by observing distance of at least a meter and a half away from each other in order to avoid chaos, the pens are also going to be provided and will be disinfected after each use, it has been advised to the voters to bring their own pen.

Elections LGE 2021: Every Vote Counts

The voters who are going to be on the voting queue at the voting station are going to be allowed to vote even after 21hoo, this is happening amid concerns that the voter for the local government probably get negatively affected by various factors such as long weekends, reports of inclement weather in some parts of the country.

https://twitter.com/IECSouthAfrica/status/1455021782629376000

There is a possible fear of Covid-19 which is something people have to deal with by taking proper precautions in order to avoid getting affected by the virus, local government elections have seen lower turnout when it comes to the last two elections, in the year 2016, the voter turnout was 58% while in the year 2011 it was 57.6%.

Voters are also being urged to carry a travel bag to their registered wards so that they may arrive in time before the voting station closes, it seems like the elections are going to be pretty important, it has to be seen if people would be smart enough to take necessary precautions, the authorities are also going to be on their toes in order to prevent any kind of chaos which can be disastrous.

There are going to be further updates on the story and we are going to be on our toes to provide you with further details in the coming days and weeks as soon as something comes under our radar.

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Charitarth Ahlawat
Charitarth covers politics, crime, and entertainment stories throughout the state of West Bengal and North-East India. As a tri-lingual correspondent, he caters to Get India News.

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