The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) expects an ambitious voter turnout of 66% for 2024’s national and provincial elections, which is 20.1% higher than for the 2021 local and provincial elections. 

While the voters’ roll has continued to grow over the past 30 years — 27-million people are registered to vote in 2024 — the turnout has steadily declined since 1999, which had 89.3% turnout to just over 66% in 2019. ..

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