Guide and video on local government elections launched

On 20 July, Jaap de Visser addressed a seminar convened by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung to mark the launch of the book "Electing Councillors" and the video "Do you know what you are voting for? He shared the platform with Deputy Minister Andries Nel who delivered the key note address.

 

Prof De Visser focused his input on the aftermath of the elections, discussing the most critical rules that will govern coalition building in municipalities. Other panellists were Paul Berkowitz of EGDIS and Ilona Tip of IESA.

The manual "Electing Councillors" which was launched could be found here:

http://dullahomarinstitute.org.za/news/rules-for-2016-local-elections-explained


The video "Do you know what you are voting for?

http://dullahomarinstitute.org.za/news/make-your-mark-do-you-know-what-you-are-voting-for

 

Media article on the event:
http://www.bdlive.co.za/national/2016/07/21/iec-sets-up-directorate-for-electoral-offences

 

Prof De Visser also wrote an opinion article for The Conversation
https://theconversation.com/south-africas-politicians-will-have-to-adjust-to-many-more-coalitions-58915

 

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