CASAC embarks on an extensive collaborative campaign with My Vote Counts (MVC) to
- Monitor the appointment process of Commissioners to the Independent Electoral Commission.
- Liaise with other stakeholders (civil society organisations, the IEC, Chapter Nine Institutions and government).
- Provide necessary information to members of the public on the process and its outcomes.
- Advocate for transparency, accountability and adequate public participation during the nomination, shortlisting and deliberations phase.
- Conduct research on the nominated candidates to the IEC.
who lack experience is a red flag, write Janine Ogle and Lawson Naidoo
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IEC Commissioner Appointment process kicks off
The Office of the Chief Justice has initiated the process to fill the vacancies for three
Electoral Commissioners during 2018. A call for nominations has been published with
a closing date of 31 March 2018. The three vacancies will be created by the end of terms of
Judge Thami Makhanya, Rev Bongani Finca and Mr Terry Tselane. The first two are eligible
for re-appointment if they are nominated again, while Mr Tselane will complete the second of
his permitted two seven terms. The two remaining members of the Commission are Chairperson,
Mr Glen Mashinini and Ms Janet Love.
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