It’s election year and political parties are pulling out all the stops to attract voters. With all the electioneering going on, it can be hard to keep track of important events.

The following are five dates to note if you intend casting your vote in the upcoming elections. January 26 — 27 These are probably the most important dates to mark on your calendar because they present voters with the final chance to register to participate in the elections. The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) is calling on the public to use the last weekend of January to check their registration status at the nearest voting station.

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