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Why Tlokwe 2013 by-elections were found not to be 'free and fair'

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the 2013 by-elections in Tlokwe were not free and fair because people who lived outside the contested wards were allowed to register and vote in the elections.

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) reportedly said that the Constitutional Court has clarified its requirement to obtain proof of residence from voters when they register to avoid electoral fraud.

702's Stephen Grootes on Tuesday spoke to John Robbie to give context to the story and what it means for next year’s local elections.

Listen to the conversation below:


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