There are 2 types of people in this world. Ones that wait for things to happen and the others that make things happen. You can’t expect your party to win in you do not bother to vote. You also do not have a say on anything if you do not vote.
Most people say it’s hard to register and hard to vote. It’s easy. Simply Follow the following steps:
STEP 1 – CHECK IF YOU ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE
Click here to check if you have registered to vote – Put in your ID number and verification code displayed on the screen and you will receive an answer right away on whether you are registered to vote or not.
Here is a sample screenshot of the above page…
STEP 2 – ARE YOU NOT REGISTERED TO VOTE? – FIND YOUR NEAREST VOTING STATION
Don’t stress. It’s easy. In order to register, you will need to go to the closest voting registration station / same as voting station near your area.
* It will probably be one of the local schools in your area
Click here to find the nearest voting station (Where you will need to go to register to vote)
(The voting station finder might take lots of time to get into) – If you can’t access it, feel free to click on the link below and choose a province at the bottom of the page. The province will give you a whole bunch of numbers for official electoral office in which you can call to get information on voting stations.
Click here to find an electoral office to contact if you can’t get into the above link
STEP 3 – GO REGISTER
Now that you know where you need to go register, you will need to go there on the following date:
You can only register yourself on the 9th and 10th of November. Saturday or Sunday between 8am and 5 pm – PLEASE BE THERE – THE FUTURE OF OUR COUNTRY IS DEPENDING ON YOU.
You will need the following in order to register:
- South African, green, bar-coded ID book,
- smartcard ID, or
- Temporary Identity Certificate (TIC) if you don’t have an ID book.
STEP 4 – WAIT 7 DAYS
After this waiting period, please check to make sure you are registered to vote by clicking on the link provided in STEP 1 of this guide. Make sure you are registered and if not, you need to find out why not because then it might be corruption.
STEP 5- IF YOU CANNOT COME RIGHT WITH ANY OF THE STEPS
0800 11 8000 – It works and the guys are actually quite friendly