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Elections 2024: Deadline for parties and candidates to appeal objections with the Electoral Court

# Political parties or candidates including former president Jacob Zuma aggrieved by objections for the 29 May elections, may appeal the Electoral Court by today. The Independent Electoral Commission received 82 objections to candidates nominated by 21 political parties. A total of 31 objections implicating eight candidates alleged that candidates were not qualified owing to criminal records and or convictions. The IEC upheld an objection against Zuma’s participation in the elections representing uMkhonto weSizwe Party.