06 July 2021 - NW1680
George, Dr DT to ask the Minister of Finance
Whether any funds have been made available for the Local Government Elections that will take place on 27 October 2021; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
Yes. The funding for the local government elections has been provided for and is included in the baseline of the Electoral Commission. The procurement of the election devices is also funded and included in the baseline. The baseline for the IEC for 2021/22, including the operational expenditure of the Commission, is R2.2 billion.