Thank you to all the hundreds of South Africans living around the world made the effort to register to vote at their nearest South African foreign mission this past weekend! If you didn't manage to register to vote, don't worry, you still have time. SA foreign missions will still be ... Read more about Not registered to vote? You still have time!
By Francine Higham, DA Abroad Leader. This article was first published on the 25 January 2019 on SA People. I watched with great interest, the video that was released by President Ramaphosa yesterday, encouraging South Africans around the world to register and vote in the 2019 South African ... Read more about ANC is Blocking Attempts for Easier Voting for South Africans Abroad, Despite Ramaphosa Video
Each SA foreign mission will be announcing their specific opening hours for the overseas voter registration weekend on the 1 - 4 February. As they are announced we will include them in this list. Note that the map includes ALL overseas voter registrations stations, but the list only contains ... Read more about Foreign Mission Opening Hours for the Overseas Voter Registration Weekend
Issued by Cathy Labuschagne, Leader of the Democratic Alliance in the NCOP, 13 January 2019 On Thursday 10 January 2019, the NCOP passed the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill which will now be referred to the President for assent. This after the Chairperson of the NCOP, Thandi Modise, violated the ... Read more about DA to petition President on rights of voters abroad
Issued by Cathy Labuschagne, Leader of the Democratic Alliance in the NCOP, 10 January 2019 Today, Chairperson of the NCOP, Thandi Modise, violated the Constitutional rights of all South Africans abroad by disallowing the consideration of the DA’s proposed amendments to the Electoral Laws Amendment ... Read more about DA rejects procedurally flawed NCOP ruling which blocks further access to voting abroad
By Francine Higham, DA Abroad Leader. This article was first published on the 10 January 2019 on the Daily Maverick. If South Africa is to succeed in a globalised world, it really has no option but to welcome its citizens moving abroad and make it easier for them to vote. Whether in Lagos ... Read more about SA is our home – please help us vote abroad in these crucial elections
The DA Abroad welcomes the announcement by the IEC that there will be a special overseas voter registration weekend from the 1 - 4 February 2019 at all SA foreign missions, and we encourage every South African abroad to ensure that they are registered to vote so they can help bring change to South ... Read more about IEC confirms special overseas voter registration weekend from 1 – 4 February 2019
UPDATE: It’s official! South Africans abroad will cast their vote on Saturday, 27 April. To vote abroad submit your VEC10 form on the IEC website today! Submit VEC10 form >> The 2019 National Election is going to be one of the most important that South Africa faces since 1994. All South ... Read more about UPDATED: How to Vote Abroad in the 2019 South African Election – FAQs
CAMPAIGN UPDATE - 07 November 2018: We have been informed that our Private Members Bill asking for better access to voting abroad, including more voting stations, is currently before the Home Affairs portfolio committee for review. You can help them decide to support this PMB by signing our ... Read more about Sign Our Petition for More Voting Stations Abroad
CAMPAIGN UPDATE - 28 August 2018: We have received confirmation today that the Minister of Home Affairs and the Director General for the Department of Home Affairs intends to oppose our application to challenge the constitutionality of Section 6.1 of the Citizenship Act. We are now waiting for ... Read more about No South African citizen should be deprived of their citizenship!