Special votes process running smoothly

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says special votes applications are running smoothly and efficiently.

IEC Spokesperson Kate Bapela says registered voters have until 5pm on Friday to apply for a special vote ahead of the 2016 municipal elections.

Bapela says more than 100 000 applications have been processed.

Special votes are available to registered voters who are disabled‚ infirm and pregnant as well as any other voters who are unable to visit their voting station on election day.

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