A special vote is issued to a registered voter of South Africa who cannot vote at the voting station on the Election Day. Special Vote also enables the registered voters to cast their vote on requested day before the Election Day. But Special vote is issued only under some circumstances like if you are a physically disabled person or if you are pregnant etc and if you cannot cast your vote at voting station on the Election Day.Sponsored Links
Who Can Apply for a Special Vote in South Africa?
- Must be Citizen of South Africa.
- Age must be 18 Years and above.
- Must be a Registered Voter.
- Must have a Green Bar coded ID book or Smart card ID or Temporary ID Certificate.
- Must meet the specific conditions of that particular election.
Eligibility Applying for Special Vote in South Africa:
- If you are not able to make to voting station, it may be because if you are physically disabled or if you are pregnant etc.
- If you can’t cast your vote at voting station on the Election Day.
Ways to Register Special Vote in South Africa:
- You can register a special vote online by visiting the official website.
- By SMS to 32249.
- By visiting the local IEC office.
When do a Special Vote holder can Vote?
It depends on the type of elections, but normally a day or couple of days before the Election Day.Sponsored Links
Where do Special Vote holders cast their Vote?
A special vote is issued in two cases first one is if you cannot travel top the voting station then and second one is you cannot cast your vote at the Voting Station on the Election Day.
In the first case, if you are not able to reach the voting station because of your health issues or if you are a physically disabled person or if you are pregnant then the voting officials will come to you to take the vote.
In the second case, if you cannot cast your vote at the voting station on the Election Day then you can cast your vote on the voting station which you were mentioned in the MEC 35 Form.Sponsored Links