IEC delays voter registration


The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has deferred its plan to commence general voter registration in January until further notice.

In a statement shared with The Standard, the electoral commission said: “The Independent Electoral Commission hereby wishes to notify the general public that due to logistical challenges beyond its control, the General Registration of voters exercise which was scheduled to commence on 14th January 2021 has been postponed till further notice. The new date for the voter registration will be announced in due course.”