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Electoral Commission readies for elections following the announcement of the election date

# The Independent Electoral Commission says eligible voters have until Friday to register for the upcoming elections, following president Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of the election date. The commission welcomes the announcement and is intensifying preparations for election day on 29 May. The IEC says voter registration has been successful, with the voters’ roll now at 27.6-million. The commission will publish the election timetable in the government gazette, detailing key dates for activities like certifying the voters’ roll and submitting candidates’ nominations.