Voting in Municipal Elections and By-elections | Western Cape Government

Voting in Municipal Elections and By-elections


Municipal Elections
The last municipal elections were held on 1 March 2006. These elections determine who will represent voters on local and district municipalities.

51.79% of registered voters in the the Western Cape went to the vote.

By-elections take place within 90 days after the resignation or death of a councillor, or whenever a political party exercises its right to change its representation in a council.

The Electoral Commission is responsible for the management of all by-elections.

To vote in a municipal election, you need to be registered on the Voters' Roll. You can then cast your vote in the area in which you are registered.
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The content on this page was last updated on 9 September 2013