Limpopo highest in councillors who appear on multiple party lists
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:00:06
Just over 61 000 Councillor candidates will contest the elections on August 3.
Limpopo province has the highest number of Councillors who appear on multiple party lists. The province has 10 candidates who appear on more than one party list.
According to the Independent Electoral Commission, just over 61 000 Councillor candidates will contest the elections on August 3. This includes both ward and PR Councillors. Of that number, 26 appeared on multiple party lists, either they are contesting under one party in more than one ward or they appear under more than one party.
Should a ward Councillor who is contesting in more win more than one ward win those wards, he would have to choose which ward they want to represent and by elections would have to be held for the other.
The Infograph below gives more details on Councillor candidates for the August elections.